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post #1 of 6 Old 01-15-2009, 08:16 PM Thread Starter
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I bought an Anubias nana not to long ago and i noticed that the leaves are getting black spots on them. Is this an algae or is it simply dying? Is it true that you dont bury the roots? or do you tie it to a rock until it attaches? thank you :)

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post #2 of 6 Old 01-15-2009, 08:49 PM
YOU don not have to plant it you can tie it to wood or rock, its roots may adhere, If you want to plant ti just leave the base out, i have anubias that are well burried and grew fast. Anubias are olw light, slow growing plants that are prone to algea if in m-h light or floating.Your best bet is to use algae fix (just a detergent) and wash the plant with it, then buy a shrimp/fish that eats black algea.
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post #3 of 6 Old 01-16-2009, 09:43 AM
last time i had black spots growing on one of my plants, it turned into BBA...
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post #4 of 6 Old 01-16-2009, 11:24 AM Thread Starter
Whats BBA?

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BBA = Black Beard algae

You can Google it to find out how to control it.

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post #6 of 6 Old 01-16-2009, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
WHat could have caused it?! I use prime. I dont see any brown tufts just black spot. I was just thinking that maybe it was getting to much light

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