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I recently discovered some algae on my Hygrophilia polysperma as well as my Java Fern.

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One pruned leaf of Java Fern covered in this stuff


H. polysperma leaves covered by this

Anyways, I was wondering if anyone could provide a good ID on this algae, as I'm not sure what it is myself, and if anyone has any proactive solutions, that'd be great to know as well
 

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Looks like old /12 dead leaves are the only ones infested, prune them. Likely diatoms and other algae.

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Tom Barr
 

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Here's an update with some more pictures as well





I was thinking diatoms, but this does not seem to be the case, as I never knew that diamtoms could be this invasive. Also, if it were diatoms, why would my floating Hydrocotyle leucocephalia show signs of this?

Thanks for the quick reply though, Tom
 

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Otos will clean the plants also.
 
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