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What's growing on bogwood?
Old 06-01-2008, 08:23 AM   #1
 
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What's growing on bogwood?

I've got some bogwood in new tank and it's starting to get a light covering of what looks like tiny bits of white cotton wool, what is it?
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Old 06-02-2008, 06:17 AM   #2
 
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I had some driftwood that same thing appeared on when i first added it .After boiling it ,problem dissapeared.
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Old 06-02-2008, 06:31 PM   #3
 
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It's probably just a bit of fungus, not a big deal, just boil the driftwood. If it continues to come back, it's probably something like grapewood, which has too many sugars in it to be used in a tank. It will form this fungus no matter how many times you clean it off.
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