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Is This Fungus Or Algae?

Discussion in 'Algae Control' started by Jay Johnson, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. Jay Johnson

    Jay Johnson New Member

    Sep 20, 2018
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    Had to flood my UG dsm after 2 weeks because I started growing mold. I flooded my tank and it has been fine for about a week. No live stock just the UG, blasting co2, temp is at 70* F, lights are on 6 hours a day, 50% ro/tap water change every 3 days. This popped up today and is starting to spread. Any ideas and treatments?[​IMG]

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  2. echocinco

    echocinco New Member

    Sep 19, 2018
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    Looks like diatoms to me, but not 100% sure because I have usually only seen it on my wood. Diatoms get devoured by otocinclus and amanos, which I put in my fresh tanks on day 1 because I always use seeded filters.

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