Question Weird Growth - What Is It And How To Remove It?

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I have this weird fuzzy growth on some of my plants and even on some artificial decorations. I have no idea what it is and how to get ride of it. I have tried to remove it by hand from the plastic fake tree we have but it didn't budge. Kinda looks like you need a scraper but that's not going to work with live plants.

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I have this weird fuzzy growth on some of my plants and even on some artificial decorations. I have no idea what it is and how to get ride of it. I have tried to remove it by hand from the plastic fake tree we have but it didn't budge. Kinda looks like you need a scraper but that's not going to work with live plants.

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It's Black Beard Algae. Get yourself a syringe and spot treat it with Hydrogen Peroxide.
 

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Thank you. I can remove all the plants and decorations that are affected so I will follow the instructions to do a 2-3 minute bath in 3% hydrogen peroxide.
 
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