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Old 03-13-2010, 09:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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In my planted tank i have some thing like black algae and it really sticky like, it is hard to remove by hand, it stick on the leave any one known what this is ? is it algae ? thanks
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi erictien16,

Without a picture it is only a guess but it sounds like cyanobacteria (Blue Green Algae). The color can vary from a dark green to almost black. Here is where I go to diagnose algae types, questions, and treatments.
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Old 03-16-2010, 01:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I suggest you also read this thread, since reply 214, the approach is different:
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