Paper looking slime

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Jeffed76

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I don’t know what it is, but I know I don’t like it! Any idea what it is and how to kill it? I’ve been vacuuming it up but it keeps coming back.

Aquarium info: 20 long, 2 tetras, 5 cherry shrimp, and planted (lots of Java moss with som grass slowly starting to grow)

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OrionGirl

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You need to address the cause. There isn't anything that eats it. Manual removal and nutrient control will help, as will adding circulation--it only builds up in low flow areas.

There are lots of 'cures' sold, but many of them have serious impact on your beneficial bacteria. I'd try non-additive options first.
 
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FreshyFresh

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Just to add to the above advice, what type of lighting and how long do you keep it on?
 
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