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Old 03-31-2015, 03:52 PM   #1
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weird dots on tank

Hello everyone.
First of all, sorry i do not have a picture but i will try to describe it as best as i can

literally there are little white dots on my tank glass. its only about 1MM big. it has spread onto my driftwood as well. I do not understand what they are. it dont seem like they are live.

Please help!

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Old 03-31-2015, 05:22 PM   #2
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Hello everyone.
First of all, sorry i do not have a picture but i will try to describe it as best as i can

literally there are little white dots on my tank glass. its only about 1MM big. it has spread onto my driftwood as well. I do not understand what they are. it dont seem like they are live.

Please help!

THANK YALL
Sorry, but without a photo it's sort of impossible to say what it could be. "Little white dots" describes a lot of things, lol. Can you find a way to get a photo? It would also be helpful to know the details of your tank.
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If they move, freshwater limpets



They are a nightmare and really all you can do to fix them is bleach the tank and start over. Personally, I just ignored them and the population comes and goes. I came close to the bleaching though.

If they don't move, then maybe nerite eggs although I've never had them lay eggs on glass before.

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If they move, freshwater limpets


They are a nightmare and really all you can do to fix them is bleach the tank and start over. Personally, I just ignored them and the population comes and goes. I came close to the bleaching though.

If they don't move, then maybe nerite eggs although I've never had them lay eggs on glass before.
Very few parts of a tank where my nerites haven't laid eggs
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Very few parts of a tank where my nerites haven't laid eggs
They just Really enjoy each other's company. Mine seem to stick to the large piece of mopani that I have.
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They just Really enjoy each other's company. Mine seem to stick to the large piece of mopani that I have.
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