Algae Or Something Else

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by PokeTileCraft101, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. PokeTileCraft101

    PokeTileCraft101Valued MemberMember

    So I finally redone my aqaurium and put in some water wisteria cyperus and some dwarf hair grass and noticed this on the leaves. Is it cyano or just algae? (Working on pictures)
  2. ahmad.echolsValued MemberMember

    Cant help with no pics
  3. OP

    PokeTileCraft101Valued MemberMember

    I know took the photos on my phone and I'm transferring the pictures to my computer right now.

    Sorry for the poor quality
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 15, 2017
  4. RedLoredAmazon

    RedLoredAmazonWell Known MemberMember

    It doesn't look like cyanobacteria to me. It probably is just algae or diatoms. It probably will come off when you vaccum your tank next time. :)
  5. OP

    PokeTileCraft101Valued MemberMember

    I hope so. Also am i able to remove it manually.
  6. RedLoredAmazon

    RedLoredAmazonWell Known MemberMember

    You could remove it manually, but it will be a big pain and debris will be floating everywhere. I have found vacuuming it to be the easiest way to remove that stuff.
  7. TwoHedWlf

    TwoHedWlfWell Known MemberMember

    Maybe diatoms. If it brushes off easily. Looks like the start of black hair algae or similar to me though.

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