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Old 02-06-2006, 01:23 PM   #1
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Red hair algae in sump...good/bad?

To my suprise, i looked into my sump/fuge the other day and found a lot of red hair algae thriving. Is this bad/good? Should i remove it?
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Old 02-06-2006, 02:49 PM   #2
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If your going to have it thats the place you want it to grow, IMO leave it.
It is helping remove excess nutrients.
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Old 02-06-2006, 04:35 PM   #3
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question: Is the red hair algae going to overtake my chaeto and kill it off?
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