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The Green Stuff?

Posted by dranomax (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 7, 07 at 14:25

I've ordered some long fibered sphagnum moss for my terrarium. Right now the mix is purely peat moss and perlite which is not keeping very wet or humid which is why I ordered the sphagnum. Anyway, I've noticed some very strange looking stuff growing on top of the peat. It's extremely bright green, to where it's almost comical. It grows in little patches around the cage and a little around some red dragons I have. Is this stuff mold? What should I do if it is?


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RE: The Green Stuff?

It is very likley algae.
It does'nt do any damage but if it gets to big,spray it with fungicide.
Adrian


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Alright, thanks!


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Do you have a picture of it?


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One question, is the green stuff a slimy film or looks like tiny feather plants. Can you described them better, it may be juvenile sphagnum moss.


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The real deal:

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Bad moss:

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No, it just looks like a film. I'm pretty sure it's just algae. Thanks for all the answers though!


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