Little White flecks on the aquarium glass
I think I might finally be getting some form of algae. All of a sudden I have thousands of these tiny little white flecks on the aquarium glass. They are about an 1/8th of an inch long, if that and very thin. They just stick on the aquarium glass and don't move about. I don't think they are a parasite of any kind. At least, not what I think a parasite would look like. Any thoughts?
Here is a picture http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/t...eflecks003.jpg
I just noticed there is some on the heater and I just added that yesterday afternoon. Whatever it is, it showed up in force yesterday afternoon, evening.
|aunt kymmie ||08-15-2010 12:10 PM |
Huh. What the heck are those things?? It doesn't look like any kind of algae that I've ever seen.
I know that I am going to sound like a freak but I just noticed they are disappering. Not all of them but all of a sudden they are not as thick as they were when I first turned on the light.
|aunt kymmie ||08-15-2010 12:38 PM |
A freak? I think not! Someone will come along who will know what they are. In the meantime off to google to see if I can find out what they are.
Maybe it's a gazillion itty bitty baby snails??
|aunt kymmie ||08-15-2010 12:44 PM |
Sure, I have a bit of time before the B/F comes in and *busts* me for "wasting" time, lol.
Alright, for any of you trying to figure out what those specks are or rather were... they are all but gone. I am thinking the light makes them disappear. I did not see fish eating them or paying any attention to them at all, they just sort of disappeared.
|kitten_penang ||08-15-2010 04:18 PM |
0.0 woah cool they disappeared?
Well, It will be interesting to see if they are there again in the morning. Whatever it is, they disappeared as the light was on them. I noticed just a few last night and this morning, as you could see in the picture, there were thousands of them all over the tank glass. The fish were not eating them so I doubt it was anything alive. I just thought some kind of algae or something,
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