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[APD] Re: grey slime
"The grey slime problem I had before lurked its
ugly head up for one day and then disappeared. The
only different things that could have caused it
was a lazy python in and python out water change
which I have not done in a very long time"
I think that may be the problem right there. In the
past I've been very lazy about water changes. I think
that it may feed off of something that builds up in
the water. Either that or it gets a foothold when a
big change occurs in the tank. From now on, I will
change at least 50% of the water every week.
"I am thinking it
could have been kicked off by the untreated water
in my waterchange?"
Is it tap water? Or from a well? Lots of nutrients,
etc in the water? I'm not sure what you mean. I
don't think that any spores can come in with tap
water. If I knew what it was, I might be able to give
you a better answer. I'm still betting on a
I was talking to someone who said he killed it with
something called oxolinic acid (an antibiotic). Never
tried that myself and I wouldn't know where to get it.
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