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Old 07-18-2009, 02:40 AM   #1
 
Brown spots......

hello everyone . I think my 5gal tank is fully cycled and I am ready to start adding fish again. But recently, i have noticed little brown spots on the glass of my tank. What are these? my first thought was brown algae........
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Old 07-19-2009, 02:36 AM   #2
 
I will try and take some pictures tomorrow during the day. These spots seen to be getting larger and darker........
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Old 07-19-2009, 06:14 AM   #3
 
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Sounds like algae. Very normal for a newly cycled tank.
Just take a sponge or scraper to it.
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Old 07-23-2009, 08:53 AM   #4
 
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sounds like diatoms .. common form of algae that is forms in new tanks. Just keep up with your weekly maintenance and should have no problems.
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