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Old 06-07-2006, 04:47 PM   #1
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white like balls on live rock

Will someone explain this to me? New at this. Received established aquarium as gift. Had it moved. Fish /rock survived moved without stress and everything seems to be in order. I have not checked ph but the movers used the same water, etc. Do have this dark, dark red growth on rocks. Beleive it is coralline.

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Can you get a pic? If not, is it hard or soft?
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Pictures would help, definitley.

The white little balls could be sponges, I believe Q-Tip Sponges. Coraline Algae is an encrusting algae that can be purple, pink, red, etc.

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I'd agree with Devilishturtles, it sounds like either q-tip sponges or ball sponges. The red growth could be cyanobacteria but like roka64, I'd need to know if it was soft, hard, slimy, etc. Pictures would help a ton.
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