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nofinga911 09-17-2007 11:18 PM

Slime?
 
I have a large piece of driftwood in my tank and it has this very heavy slightly clear slime all over it, is this algae? How can I get rid of it?

Lupin 09-18-2007 01:25 AM

Welcome to Fishforum.com.:wave:

What kind of driftwood is it? Did you boil it? Certain types of woods will produce molds/fungus.

nofinga911 09-18-2007 11:29 AM

Hi, Thank you, I am not sure what kind of driftwood it is I got it from petco. No i did not boil it, should i have?

Lupin 09-18-2007 08:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nofinga911
Hi, Thank you, I am not sure what kind of driftwood it is I got it from petco. No i did not boil it, should i have?

You have to so any nasty stuffs will be eliminated.


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