Brown spots of my ANUBIAS NANA

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by Broq15, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. Broq15New MemberMember

    Does anyone know if brown spots developing on my anubias nana is problematic? I went away for 5 days and when I came back home I noticed my nana has brown spots!
     
  2. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    sounds like it could be diatom algae...can you get us a pic? diatoms are algae in tanks that are newly setup ..and can go for up to a year in the tank....not to mention it could be bite marks from the goldies...but probably more like diatoms
     
  3. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Hello. I agree with Shawnie that it could be diatoms and should rub off with your fingers. If it doesn't rub off then the plant may have problems. A link you may find helpful
     
    Ken
     
  4. OP
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    Broq15New MemberMember

    Thank you. I rubbed it off with my fingers...and I noticed that only the 2 leaves that receive the most sunlight and artificial light had the spots.
     




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