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Old 08-21-2013, 09:02 AM   #1
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What is this???

So I got up this morning and I look inside my cycling tank and the mopani wood has this slimy skuzz on it. What the heck it's hasn't been in there 24 hr yet. I boiled it for like 4 hour yesterday before I but it in.

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Old 08-21-2013, 09:49 AM   #2
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dont worry its a normal thing for the wood to do. it will eventually go away . as your tank cycles and u add fish it will dissipate. wood is porous and will suck up a lot of stuff as it acclimates to the tank. some shrimp and plecos will eat it right up
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=] thank you!!!!
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If it is still there when the cycle is done snails will eat it up in no time.
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Mopani is notorious for developing the white fuzz on it. You can pull the wood out and rinse it off or use a turkey baster to remove it.
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