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Old 04-04-2022, 09:44 PM   #1
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Hello, this past week I was away from my fluval sea clownfish pair tank and came back to see a ton of white grows( see photo) all threw out evrystage of my filtration system. They look like anthropoids but they arenít they arenít alive like anthropoids are. My tank is about 8 months old.Click image for larger version

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PLEASE HELP! What is it and how do I treat it.?
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Hereís another photo of just how bad it is
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Old 04-05-2022, 02:54 AM   #3
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They look like pineapple sponges from the hairy texture white appearance and a few have the shape in the third picture. Easier to tell up close, while still in the water.

To get rid of them donít scrape them off they will just grow back and any chunk that may have fallen off will also grow new one. Have to remove the source keeping them alive. Maybe a few extra water changes in the schedule or perhaps over feeding is very easy to do put the clownfish on a diet
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They do look like pineapple sponges to me as well. If that is the case, itís not an infestation of any kind, theyíre actually a very helpful filter feeder in your system. Itís a sign of healthy tank. I wouldnít do anything to remove them or change any course of action. Just let them be, chances are they will start to drop off at some point in time when your tank matures and outcompetes them for nutrients.
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