White stuff??

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  1. tara

    tara Astrea Snail

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    Theres no fish in my tank anymore, trying to cycle. This stuff keeps growing on those rocks. What is it?
     

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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Fungus from uneaten food or waste that has not broken down. Just keep cleaning the rocks and gravel and it should go away.
     
  4. tara

    tara Astrea Snail

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    Can I clean it while im trying to cycle? I took the rocks out, and tried to net what I could that was floating around... So basically its nothing to really worry about?
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes it will not cause an issue. During a cycle you just need to get ammonia into the water.