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post #1 of 4 Old 03-03-2013, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone know what this is?

Hi, first post, have read lots though

I have a 36 G planted community tank with diamond tetras, black skirt tetras (+6 babies) and Harleqium rasboras plus some hitchhiker pond snails. Yesterday I noticed this on the front glass and today it has moved!

Thanks for your help....
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-03-2013, 06:19 PM
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Welcome to TFK!!! I have no idea what that is.... gonna follow and hopefully someone can identify it. Can you see it move? or is it just in a new place since last you looked?

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post #3 of 4 Old 03-03-2013, 06:29 PM
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Looks like fungus mycelia; basically the roots and shoots of a fungus. How old is the tank and have you recently added any organic material to the tank (wood, leaves)?
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-03-2013, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for your replies..it was just in a new place and getting smaller, but it's now gone, I think the snails cleaned it off...my tank has been cycled since January and I haven't added anything new for about a month now, just some new plants that I got from a friend with a planted tank. I'm going to keep a close watch and see if it shows up again.
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