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Old 02-22-2011, 10:09 AM   #1
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black fluff??

My plants seem to have grown black fluff balls on them?? Any ideas what it is? Sorry for bad pics but they're at the back of the tank so I had to zoom.
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Old 02-22-2011, 01:00 PM   #2
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Black fluff is usually BBA. Use a syringe to dose the BBA directly with hydrogen peroxide. CO2 will help prevent more of it.
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Thanks Jim and what's BBA? So I know for future reference? Also how do I get more Co2 in the tank, some kind of pump or something?
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BBA is Black Brush Algae. Your plants use carbon as a building block for growth. You can either use SeaChem Excel or inject CO2 to add a source of carbon to your tank. There are two options to inject CO2: DIY yeast-based systems and pressurized systems. There's really too much to explain here.
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Ok ill look it up online, thanks again
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