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Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 11:02:40 +0000 (+1200)
From: Len Trigg <trigg at jane_cs.waikato.ac.nz>
Subject: Java fern black spots?

Hi all,

I was recently asked the following question:

> Question: One of our members has Java fern in a community tank. It 
> started to develop black spots on it which have started to spread - not 
> only to the rest of the Java but to other plants as well. Her pH is quite 
> alkaline (which she is trying to rectify). Could this be the problem or 
> something else? I know Java can naturally have brown marks on it but 
> these seem to be different because of the spreading to other plants. Any 
> ideas please?

I seem to have heard about this type of thing before but couldn't remember if
a cause had been decided on.  I had a quick search around on the net, and
didn't come up with anything.

Any clues??

 Len Trigg ===================================================
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