What is this algae growing on my plants and acrylic?

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Oof, that's some impressive staghorn algae.
 

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It gets to be like a tiny brillo pad. Easy algae to get rid. Cut the leaves off,and do a water change and substrate cleaning. Should work for months.
 
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It gets to be like a tiny brillo pad. Easy algae to get rid. Cut the leaves off,and do a water change and substrate cleaning. Should work for months.
The problem is that the plants are sensitive. I It wouldn’t be the best to cut them. I read that seachem flourish would work though.
 

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Nah,once those leaves look browned and are infested they are compromised..they will never look good again. Its best to trim the rotten part off if not the whole leaf.
 

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I got that stuff when my tank temp.was.too high and I was not.paying attention....

But yea, you can trim the plants. They will be fine. Or figure out what will eat it and add some.new.fishies....
 
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It looks like Siamese Algae Eaters will eat Staghorn algae. Also, they’re cute little fishies. :)
 

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