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Thread: Algea or sphagnum?

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    When I got my plants I bought from cooks awhile ago there were a few tiny sprigs of live sphagnum included in the little bit of soil he used to keep them moist.Heres my question though.Im starting to see faint green splotches in my pots,is this algea or where new sphagnum is starting to grow? If you need pics Ill see if I can find the battery to my camera.

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    HArd to tell without a photo. Might be another species of moss even.
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    Ok Ill try and post pics sometime soon.

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    Well I have no clue where the battery went for my camera [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_h_32.gif[/img]

    Does anybody know how to distinguish between moss and algae?

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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] (Big Mouth @ Aug. 02 2005,3:22)]Does anybody know how to distinguish between moss and algae?
    It might taste different. Have you tried that?

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    Yeah, but they taste the same [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]
    But seriously is there any way to tell the difference?

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    usualy algea looks like the soil has been colored with a marker
    good luck
    oh and just scrape it with a plastic knife, like the ones from fast food restourants.
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    yup its algae [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_h_32.gif[/img] I removed it the best I could hopefully it wont come back

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