View Full Version : Red algae?

04-06-2008, 12:41 AM
Mkk, sorry, well I have noticed latley that there has been small little red dots that appear to be red algae? I can scrape it off but I want to know if its dangerous and if not algae what is it?

04-06-2008, 01:29 AM
Its not algae. I believe its diatomes.... But Im not sure.. It shouldnt harm fish buts killer on silk plants.

04-06-2008, 02:24 AM
lol great I havea few silk plants and there falling apart thanks is there any way to get rid of it?

04-06-2008, 02:25 AM
They best way is with a diatom filter.

04-06-2008, 01:03 PM
They best way is with a diatom filter.

er lol never heard of it ill try to get one tho

04-06-2008, 04:31 PM
red algae in freshwater is a sign of bacterial contamination from plants or something else