What Is Growing On My Plant? And What Are These Two Things??

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Weird fuzzy stuff is growing on my subwassertang, what is it and how do I get rid of it?
Also, I though these were copepods, but one kind has a tail and the other has two big "feet" and is a bit larger. The ones with the tails are just about 1-2mm and the ones with "feet" can get closer to 3 or 4mm, or just 2. The ones with tails have little "ears", and at first I thought the others just had really big "ears" but now I'm realizing the "feet" are at the other end of the body. Is it just a different type of copepod? Sorry, they're too small to take a picture of, does anyone know from the description? Thanks in advance!
 

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Could be some type of mold or some other kinda of those stringy type of hitchhiking plants. Tough to see in those pics, honestly!
 
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It's hard to see in real life too, I don't think I can get better pics. I've had the plants for a while, and this just showed up last week so I don't think it's a hitchhiker. It's white/clear and growing all over the plants, not on dead parts. Since it looks fuzzy, I'm guessing some type of fungus
 

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Yeah could be, and most likely is. Maybe just pick off as much as you can for now...
 
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SFGiantsGuy said:
Yeah could be, and most likely is. Maybe just pick off as much as you can for now...
I can't, it's attached pretty tightly to the plant
 

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Do you have shrimp or some other type of clean up crew? They'll make good work of this
 
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aussieJJDude said:
Do you have shrimp or some other type of clean up crew? They'll make good work of this
Actually, yes it's in my shrimp and snail tank lol. I kinda figured they would take care of it, but it's only grown for the past week.... I've got 3 adult blue dreams and about 10 babies, two rabbit snails and two nerites. It's a ten gallon, parameters 0/0/0 pH 6.6 if that helps.
 

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Funny. Had similar on my moss, made quick work of this overnight! Maybe give a few more days?
 
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aussieJJDude said:
Funny. Had similar on my moss, made quick work of this overnight! Maybe give a few more days?
I guess mine are just reeaaaaalllly lazy lol.
I'll just wait it out, I just mainly wanted to make sure it wasn't anything harmful
 
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