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Old 02-25-2018, 04:27 PM   #1
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What type of algae is this?

This algae is growing over all of my rocks and i have no idea what type i️t is?? Click image for larger version

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Old 02-26-2018, 07:59 PM   #2
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ID:	307424 Here are some more photos, itís a light brown algae covering basically every spot on the rocks and itís growing over all the corals... Any ideas on a possible id and a solution?
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Old 02-27-2018, 09:58 AM   #3
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I had this on my rock recently also. Can it be removed with a toothbrush? My LFS said it is a nuisance sponge and the experts on here agreed. Both said it will not hurt anything but looks bad. I can imagine it will start hurting coral if it over takes them but never let it go that far in my tank. I scrubbed it off a few times and haven't seen it since
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Okay so i should scrub i️t off and get rid of i️t
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Yeah why not. It will make your stuff look better. Let me know how it turns out
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Yeah why not. It will make your stuff look better. Let me know how it turns out


Update, i got home and scrubbed every bit of rock i could with a toothbrush, starting to think i️t is calothrix after doing some research.
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Could be the start of hair algae or dino. Every time you do a PWC
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