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what is this algae?

Unread postby Somen » Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:02 pm

What is the white colour algae?
Tank set 10 days back.
Pls guide and help.
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Re: what is this algae?

Unread postby sushant » Sat Jan 25, 2014 11:41 pm

Please Post a clear pic. Else identification would be very difficult.
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Re: what is this algae?

Unread postby sreeram » Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:26 am

its fungus caused by bad drift wood u need to boil the wood before using it in any planted tank
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Re: what is this algae?

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:37 am

sreeram wrote:its fungus caused by bad drift wood u need to boil the wood before using it in any planted tank

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Re: what is this algae?

Unread postby Somen » Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:47 am

Thanks Partha & Sree.Righty so Partha,it is harmless and would go
Automically within a month as in the Net.
Thank god after BGA, I dont want another to treat.
Have some Ramshorn snail in a bucket.Will it eat it,if
i leave it in that tank.
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Unread postby SCORPIO » Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:34 pm

It will be good if you remove the wood and introduce again it after boiling.
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Re: what is this algae?

Unread postby sushant » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:37 pm

SCORPIO wrote:It will be good if you remove the wood and introduce again it after boiling.

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Re: what is this algae?

Unread postby Matrix » Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:44 pm

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SCORPIO wrote:It will be good if you remove the wood and introduce again it after boiling.

boil it in a salty water. It helped me to clear when i faced same issue.
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