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Thread: White flakes

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    My tank has suddenly been infect by floating white flakes and I have no idea of what it is or where it has come from

    Anyone have any idea?

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    Can't really tell from the picture. It might be particles of filter media, something flaking off the ornaments, or maybe some sort of mold/fungus growing in the tank and breaking apart from the current. Those are just a few things that come to mind, have you taken any out to try and figure out what it might be?
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Not yet. I'm at work and my other half just sent me a picture. I'm new to this so I don't think I could ID it. I'm will do a water Chang in the morning and take thefilter apart. I'm surprised its coming through the filter though

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    If its coming through the filter I'd check that first.
    20 gallon tall: empty
    29 gallon: moderately planted with 9 bloodfin tetra, 1 german blue ram, 11 glow light tetra and 1 BNP
    10 gallon QT: empty

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    It could also be hard water deposits falling off the hood or glass top.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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