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Old 04-16-2013, 05:48 PM   #1
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White sponges growing everywhere

I have noticed over the last month or so after the cycle has completed I have been getting white sponge like growths on all my rock .
What is this caused by ?
Is it good or bad ?
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:50 PM   #2
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I have noticed over the last month or so after the cycle has completed I have been getting white sponge like growths on all my rock .
What is this caused by ?
Is it good or bad ?


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This is just one rock but you will notice the white growths ,
After they get older they turn yellowish and I have noticed a few bright orange .
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:17 AM   #3
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not sure but interested as I have found these before in my tank
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:42 AM   #4
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I'm no expert but to me it looks like some kind of fungus. Is it possible you may be over feeding your fish?
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I don't have any fish ,
I finished cycling the tank about a month ago and noticed these before .
There seams to be more coming .
Parameters are all good.
I put a skimmer on last weekend .
The skimmate is only brown .
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I had same problem, went away after adding clean up crew
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I'm not talking about what ever is all over the tops of the rock .
There is white / yellow ball like growths all over .
Are they considered a problem ?
What did you add for a clean up crew ?
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If they look honeycomb like thats what i had. i added assorted snails, cleaner shrimp, blue and red hermit crabs seemed to help me
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They don't look like honey combs .

They look like a fuzzy ball .
They start off as small white balls on the rock ,
As the grow they get a little darker .
I noticed one on the back it has long hairs .
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