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  1. icyybunny

    Question Weird White Fuzzy Fungal Growths On New Driftwood?

    wow! yea that’s how mine looked the first time around before i rubbed it off. my corries seem to pick at it every once in awhile. did it make your water cloudy white at all when you first introduced the DW? i can barely see thru mine at the moment! i’m trying very hard to leave it alone cause i...
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    Question Weird White Fuzzy Fungal Growths On New Driftwood?

    it’s for sure the film from the wood, i’m very careful about feeding. i wish i would have taken a pic of the cartridge it was about 2 inches THICK with the stuff it looked like snot! lol it was clogged all the way thru the intake and everything! it was crazy lol so i put some biofoam over the...
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    Question Weird White Fuzzy Fungal Growths On New Driftwood?

    yea i try not to use cartridges (expensive and i worry about changing them bc of my cycle) but i just recently got a new filter and i said oh well and just ran the cartridge that came with it for the first couple days (and some biomedia from the old internal filter) it literally clogged up in 3...
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    What Type Of Algae Is This?

    it’s normal on newly added driftwood, i have some going on in my 10 gal right now on some grapewood its some type of bacteria/fungus, it happens because you put some new organic material in the tank (the wood) and bacteria are munching on the stuff inside it. annoying, ugly and slimy but it’ll...
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    Question Weird White Fuzzy Fungal Growths On New Driftwood?

    thanks!! i just was scared it was something other than the fungus that was already growing on the wood lol guess it’s related! can i ask how long it took for it to go away in your tank? it’s literally clogging my filter up every other day and ruining my cartridges so fast i had to pull it out...
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    Question Weird White Fuzzy Fungal Growths On New Driftwood?

    hello! i recently added a nice big piece of grapewood driftwood to my 10 gal betta tank. i boiled for like a half hour to sterilize, let dry, and added to my tank. since, it started growing the normal white fuzz fungus stuff that everyone seems to get on new driftwood, it was really bad but i...
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    Help Help! Planaria Or Detritus Worms?!

    i just now saw this but thank you so much! you’re totally right lol they look and move just like that. they don’t seem to be bothering anything really but didn’t look like the detritus worms i’ve had in the past. but now i’m way less worried about them !
  8. icyybunny

    Help Help! Planaria Or Detritus Worms?!

    Thank you! i was thinking it was more likely they’re detritus but in that one pic i thought i could kinda see a triangle shaped head (it might just be cause i’m looking for it so hard lol). i’ll try again tomorrow to get a better pic and see if i can tell thanks again!
  9. icyybunny

    Help Help! Planaria Or Detritus Worms?!

    it may be worth noting that i’m pretty much SURE i had a case of detritus worms 4-5 months back and over time with tank cleaning and my betta eating them, they went away. Since, i’ve completely re made-over my tank, so it has brand new gravel, only been in there long enough to cycle the tank and...
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    Help Betta Possibly Has Velvet? Help!

    thank you so much for your guy’s replies! we were seriously freaking out i think he’s just never shined a flashlight on the little guy before so he never noticed that coloring. my floosh at home has the same texture on his tail but it’s not gold so i just wanted to be safe the rubbing against...
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    Help Betta Possibly Has Velvet? Help!

    hi, my boyfriends betta has been acting kinda weird for the last couple days. there’s been no changes in appetite or activity really but he’s been seeming to rub against the glass quite a bit (which i know is common with parasitic fish diseases) and this morning we noticed one of his front long...




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