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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-17-2008, 01:03 AM Thread Starter
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White Fluff on Plants


I have white fluff on plants and some have little white fuzz. I think it's like algea or bacteria? It's not rotting Food so Please, don't suggest that.

This is a new tank about 1 week old. It's a 15 gallon tank I am starting as a small plant tank with a few fish.

I started it with seach cheam cycle and clorine remover. I also added a CO2 fizzing tablet.

I have 5 ghost shrimp and 1 beta in it.

I have added a pic of the funk!

Any Advise?

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Re: White Fluff on Plants

To me it looks like some kind of fungus. Test your water for ammonia, nitrites and nitrates. If they are too high you can get fungal growth. Do daily partial water changes until the readings are good.

I would also suggest removing anything that has the fungus on it from the tank. You don't want it to spread.
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Re: White Fluff on Plants

Agree with Roc

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