To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
Subject: Plant disease?
From: "shaji (s.) bhaskar" <bhaskar at bnr_ca>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 1995 09:41:00 -0400
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>From: Erik Olson <olson at phys_washington.edu>
>> From: Hardjono.Harjadi at Eng_Sun.COM (Hardjono Harjadi)
>> Some of my plants (Hygrophila difformis and Hygrophila stricta)
>> start developing the following disease. The plant leaves are still green
>> but there are quite a few small yellow dots with black centers on them.
>> After a while, the black dot gets larger and leaves a hole in the middle.
>> Any idea what kind of disease is this ? All of the other plants in the tank
>> (Ludwigia, water sprite, bacopa, anubias, riccia fluitans, rotala
>> rotundifolia) are doing great.
>Snail damage, maybe? I see similar effects on some plants in
I occasionaly see this problem in my snail-free tank as well. All
the books say that this symptom is typical of snail damage, but maybe
my Otocinclus are to blame.