Sentiment On Plants

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by Reema, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. ReemaValued MemberMember

    Hi guys, lately I've notice a fine powdery brown sediment on my leafy plants and aquarium decor.
    What is it ?
    What causes it ?
    How to get rid of it, clean it ?
    Will it return ?
    My tank is well maintained I believe, water is crystal clear,and parameters are good.


    PS: I meant sediment:)
  2. Small TanksValued MemberMember

    Is it a new tank that you've recently replanted? I get this when ever I'm stirring up the substrate. Just wait for the water to settle and gently wipe it off.
  3. AdriifuWell Known MemberMember

    I usually get this when I'm moving the plants around. For me, it tends to be fish waste that was stirred up. Can you upload a picture?
  4. ReemaValued MemberMember

    Tank is about 2 month old, but recently I've added new plants and rearranged the tank when I did the WC and cleaning routine. Stirred up a lot of substrate I guess.

    That's what I did. Moved stuff around big time. Zoomed in pictures are really bad with my phone.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 16, 2018
  5. AdriifuWell Known MemberMember

    That's fine. I'm sure you can just wipe it off the leaves with ease. It shouldn't harm anything in your tank.

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