Originally Posted by redsea
Picture 8 looks like a good kind of macroalgae. I am not sure I am 100% accurate though. Macroalgae actually helps with water quality.
Picture 9 looks like it is hair algae. Hair algae normally grows if there are excessive nutrients in the aquarium. Excessive nutrients could be due to overfeeding, or not enough water changes.
I hope this helps!
Thanks, the set up is all new, and all levels are good as the tank has been running for two weeks.
I have now placed a clean up crew in and hope I can start with the corals In a couple of weeks. I will post more pics as the tank develops.