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Old 05-22-2010, 03:37 AM   #1
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Will Halimeda go ape crazy?

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I noticed that I have a nice little patch of Halimeda growing on some live rock. This is in my 20g reef tank with LPS, SPS, and soft corals. Should I remove it? I have heard its similar to caulerpa, and we all know what it does...

Should I be worried? I dont run any fuge, so I cant keep 24/7 lighting on it.
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Halimeda is a good macro algae keep it in there,it will do nothing but good!
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It is also a slow grower. Should take it`s time.
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Will I need to eventually remove it/some to avoid it going nuts on me? I have a 20g tank, so I worry about the levels of toxicity that can occur from things. Any warning signs? I read that it tends to behave itself when calcium is good. Mine is high at 480ppm with Alkalinity at 10dKH.


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You probably down the road will have to remove/prune some as nothing eats it. It will take some time though.
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