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    I am trying my first live plant in my tank. I bought a package of bulbs from Walmart labeled Hardy Aponogeton Bulbs. I dropped one in to begin and it has 5 or 6 good green stems coming from it.

    However, recently it has also developed a white fuzz on the bulb. I assume this is mold of some sort. Is it bad for the tank? Should I take it out or leave it in as long as the plant keeps growing.
    Last edited by Flakes4Bait; 08-01-2010 at 03:37 AM.
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    As long as you are getting growth I would just leave it be. It is not likely the substance will hurt anything.

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    Is the bulb soft? If so, it could be rotting. I don't know much about bulbs but have read if growing fungus they should be removed because they are rotting. I don't know if removing it and hitting it with some peroxide will help or not. I think I would remove it myself. Some fungus is toxic to fish. But as already stated, I know little about aquarium bulbs.

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    I figure if it is growing then the bulb is being used by the young plant. I would bury the bulb now an hope the plant keeps growing.

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    How far should I bury it? All the way?
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