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    My anubias nana has some sort of algae on it.
    Can someone please tell me what this is on it and how I can get rid of it. I have tried to rub it off with my fingers but it would not come off.
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    I get that in my tank sometimes... sometimes I just live with it...

    But to remove it, you can very very gently with a soft toothbrush rub it off and it comes right off. Do not use pressure own, just the bristle scrubbing motion.

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    That's BBA. You can give it a mild bleach dip in 19 parts water to one part bleach......about one minute only. But it looks as you also have BBA on the plant near it. You should get some Excel and start dosing the tank, I guess.

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    This happens in my tank occasionally. I stop feeding my shrimp for a few days. Then they attack the algae with renewed energy. The malaysian trumpet snails, who normally go after shrimp pellets as well, also attack the algae.

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    i get this all the time. i gently rub my fingers against the leaves and it usually clears it up. it's ugly isn't it?!
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