white slime

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    Sponges come in a gazillion shapes, sizes and colours. If it were a slime, it would be very close to the rock less than .25mm thick. A good rule with bacterium is if it's thicker than a sheet of paper it's probably something else.
     
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    I for one love when your "helpful";):D
     
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    I dont know what it is and its getting worse apparently it bacterial slime and I dont really know how to deal with it . I just lost my joh so any thing that cost money is kinda a no go and I have to buy water so I dont. Really know when I can do the next water change! Plz help
     
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    I was running carbon but I was told that it mskes it worse
     
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    If it's a sponge it will continue to grow both spreading and thickening. If it's bacterial then it will stay close to the rock and spread outward. Your best option is to do water changes reducing the nutrients for whatever it is. Can you get another pic now that it's bigger?
     
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    .... realtalk you gotta poke it.
     
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    YEAH BABY;):cool:
     
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    WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU, STEVE?
     
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    OK, is this a new piece of rock? Did you move it from another place? I'm thinking it might be a boring sponge that has checked out and that's the reason you've got the slime going on. Kyle, if you're close to my location, you're more than welcome to free RO/DI water bro.
     
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    Ive been working to much and I'm off my game @ErinCahir.
     
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