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  1. Whitish growth on Mopani wood + ammonia/nitrate spike

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I recently added 2 albino corydoras to my 10 gallon tank, along with a large chunk of Mopani wood. I've been feeding them less while the biological filter adjusts. However, I just noticed a clear whitish growth on all the lightly colored parts of the Mopani wood. The neither the corydoras or my...
  2. Activated Carbon & Plants

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hi! So I bought a small mesh bag of activated carbon today because the mopani wood in my tank has been leeching tannins like crazy. I know that it's good for my tetras and everything, but the water has become far too brown for my liking. I don't mind if it's slightly off color as long as the...
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