Originally Posted by newtchaplin
If you over feed the tank it will take all access nutrients that for eg. hair algae require and feed off of that. The water lettuce that you have looks like a pond version. The pond version a width of 6" will die off and then it will transform into the aquarium version with a width of only 1". The other floating plant I am not familiar with.
Yeah, I think a general problem that I have is overfeeding. I need to reduce the amount of flakes in my pinch.
I got the lettuce and the fairy moss at a pond supply store, so it should be the pond version. Hopefully it will get smaller, like you say.