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Old 01-08-2011, 11:38 PM   #1
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Brown stuff

What's this brown stuff growing on my pumps and on the back of my aquafuge?
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looks like diatoms to me. new tank? it's perfectly normal to get a diatom outbreak on new surfaces.
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looks like diatoms to me. new tank? it's perfectly normal to get a diatom outbreak on new surfaces.
Kinda. I switch tanks 2 weeks ago. So will it go away on it's own or am I gonna have to clean it all off? Hope it goes away on it's own cause it'll suck trying to get it outta the aquafuge.
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It should go away as fast as it showed up. Can you blow it off with a turkey baster?
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