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post #11 of 12 Old 06-04-2013, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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Ok answer this for me anyone Please..

As you know I completely tore down this tank and cleaned EVERYTHING! Put it back up with different substrate. Used the same wood and plants.

Now 4 days later the surface sum is back. There can't be any excess organics as its not been running but 4 days. I have yet to add any liquid fertilizer to this tank (was going to do it today).

Soo what can be causing this????
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post #12 of 12 Old 06-04-2013, 03:57 PM
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This is just a guess, but I would suspect the wood of having soaked up whatever and then released it.

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