White slime on silicon Seals

Discussion in 'Algae' started by Louzir, Feb 7, 2010.

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  1. Louzir

    Louzir Flamingo Tongue

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    Just wondering my tank has been running about 2 weeks now, with a pound of live rock in a 5 gallon tank all the LR i can get at the moment.
    i came home from work and my power head was bubbling from low water level i added some Plan RO water no salt mix.
    and i noticed there was a bunch of white transparent slim after i added the ro water, floating every where and there still some on the seals of the tank
    any ideas to what it may be?
    ty
     
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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sounds like bacteria, or possibly a byproduct form die off from the rock. Net it out if it bothers you.
     
  4. Louzir

    Louzir Flamingo Tongue

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    already netted out the floating stuff but there is still some on the seals should i leave it? or take it out
    would be just be a cause of the tank cycling?
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Probably a cause of the tank cycling, but cleaning it up can't hurt.