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    Hi, how are you fine fishy folk! Greetings from Downunder. Sorry to trouble you; but I did look at the suggested reference sites first. I've kept tanks for a long time. Recently went from a 4 foot tank to a 100 litre 2 foot and it's been a struggle. Seems to be more work. Also switched to LED and that seems not quite correct yet either. Anyway, I have always grown a lot of plants. Things got a little out of hand recently, so I decided to start again. I'm going for plants which grow a little more slowly. I don't think I've ever had this type of algae before - puffy blobs. Quite slimy too. What is it? I don't want it back in the rebuild - which currently has no fish. I did lightly bleach the plants and wood. But there is still a few small instances of this. What should I do?IMG_7300.jpg

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    Welcome to the forum! Hopefully someone will be able to tell you what type of algae that is soon! Here are some questions that will help us help you out :)

    Do you know what brand\ model your light is? How long do you leave the light on per day? Have you been adding fertilizer and or co2?

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    Black cladophora?

    Maybe just Black Beard Algae

    It's weird it forms little balls
    Last edited by angelcraze2; 09-08-2018 at 06:48 PM.
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