re:CO2 & white goo on airstone
To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com (Aquatic-Plants)
Subject: re:CO2 & white goo on airstone
From: "David W. Webb" <dwebb at ti_com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 15:17:09 -0800
Conversation-Id: <BMSMTP8230436693a0206807 at dlep1_itg.ti.com>
>I noticed that some white jelly-like goo grows on the airstone after
>a while. Anyone know what it is. Harmful or harmless?
This is normal. It's probably a bacteria that feeds on residuals from the
fermentation process. If you have two airstones and switch from one to the
other, the "fuzz" goes away after a few days on the unused airstone. Fish fry
like to nibble on it too.
David W. Webb in brrrr-chilly Plano, Texas (cold for me. :-))