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Old 07-30-2013, 03:11 PM   #1
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Exclamation Bulbs with translucent goo?

Last Thursday I put in 5 Aponogeton bulbs. They were from Wal-Mart. I understand the source, however two have taken off and look great. One of said bulbs has a translucent goo around itself now. Thoughts?
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Some bulbs will grow this fungus, it basically means that bulb is a dud IME. I have had very low success rates with those bulbs.
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Feel the bulb and if it's getting soft and spongy then it's rotting. If it's still hard and firm then take it out and rinse it off well with water before putting it back in the tank.
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