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Mutant white algae?

Discussion in 'Algae Control' started by Ian H, Apr 16, 2005.

  1. Ian H

    Ian H Guru Class Expert

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    I've just discovered a very strange white growth on one of my plants. Although I have never had BGA the texture and form looks like it but it's pure white, almost like a fine cobweb (spiders web). A piece broke free in a minor water current and looked just like egg white. Any ideas guys?

    Ian
     
  2. Ian H

    Ian H Guru Class Expert

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    Re: Mutant white algae?

    Hmmm! All gone today.................False alarm maybe..................I've stepped down from DEFCON 2. :D

    Ian
     
  3. chubasco

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    Re: Mutant white algae?

    Glad to hear it, Ian...I was going to propose that what you're seeing is
    agregate dead skin cells from a mutant something-or-other, getting into the
    tank somehow :D

    Bill
     
  4. tnnlynch

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    Re: Mutant white algae?

    For what it is worth, when I attacked my cynobacteria with an antibiotic it turned white and thinned out before disapearing.
    Tom
     
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