White Residue Around Aquarium Pump Housing

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    Big Lou

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    Tonight I discovered white residue along the top edges of our Beta's Aquarium pump and filter housing. The only clue is that I changed recently to spring water. Any ideas about this residue? Btw, it was easily removed with a wet paper towel. One other note our Beta has been spending time up by the pump inlet. He never did that before.

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    Mmathis TurtleMommy

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    Is it a mineral deposit, from the water, or something different?
     
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    If you are using spring water it is most likely mineral deposit. You could try changing to distilled water.
     
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    Thanks ladies. I'll make that change. Our Beta's name is Fred. Everybody likes Fred.
     
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    You know what I'm gonna say @Big Lou - pictures please! We all would love to love Fred!
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Hey yeah Lou we wanna see Fred :joyful:
     
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    Hello, Fred!
     
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