Weird white fuzzies on tank glass

Discussion in 'More Freshwater Aquarium Topics' started by kidster9700, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    So I couldn't get a picture, but there were little white fuzzies like pin head sized on the inside of my 55. Also some little daphnia, but I'm not too worried about that. It's probably because the rocks in there are from the back yard (cleaned and checked to make sure it's nothing harmful), but I can't tell if it's like algae or a bacteria or what. Honestly, I don't care what it is. What could I treat the tank with to get rid of it?
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  2. happyfins14Valued MemberMember

    Do you have a lot of snails? I'm honestly not sure what it is. You might want to Google it. I would do a water change and scrub down the walls, and check the filter for them too.
     




  3. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Just some MTS. I'll scrub the walls, but that's not really going to remove the stuff from the tank, you know?


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  4. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Bump. Anyone have more ideas? Bacteria? A fungus? Some funky algae?


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  5. happyfins14Valued MemberMember

    I doubt it's algae. Are they moving? Again, you should probably Google it. I just did and there were some sites with ideas. I'm guessing it could be some kind of fungus. Keep an eye on the fish, make sure they're healthy
     
  6. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Well I accidentally introduced ich into the tank but other than that they're okay. The fuzzies don't move except for with the movement of water from the filter

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  7. shadowfishWell Known MemberMember

    i think i have that in my tank too do they look like they have a tiny stem?
     
  8. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Yeah, each kind of has a little stem and fuzzies coming off it


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  9. shadowfishWell Known MemberMember

    yep i got them too....
     
  10. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Ugh


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  11. shadowfishWell Known MemberMember

    i can wipe them off but they just come back
     
  12. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Really? That's not promising...


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  13. shadowfishWell Known MemberMember

    i think they kinda look like really really really tiny hydra
     
  14. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Could be! They cover almost all the glass


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  15. shadowfishWell Known MemberMember

    normal hydra is bigger tho...are there different kinds?
    there all over my glass and rocks and filter
     
  16. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    I'm not sure. Maybe someone else will know.


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  17. shadowfishWell Known MemberMember

    i hope...im glad im not the only one with them:p
     
  18. shadowfishWell Known MemberMember

    did anyone find out what this is yet?
     
  19. kidster9700Well Known MemberMember

    Nope


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  20. AqadictedValued MemberMember

    I have this too- its building up on the glass, some rocks and plants -

    the fish are very active and showing no signs of ANY issue whatsoever.

    30G planted w/ peppered corys , zebra danios and tiger barbs

    Any info on this would be awesome

    Merry Xmas too!!
     
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