algae ID

Discussion in 'Algae' started by DSC reef, Nov 20, 2013.

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  1. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    I've never had this type of algae before on the sand bed. Its green and almost has a crusty layer on top of the sand. All my params are in check and phosphate is still barely reading. Its only on certain spots of the sand bed but there's flow hitting all areas. Will it go away on its own or do I need to manually remove it?
     
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    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    I see this was just a ploy to show off your Euphyllias, oh and a couple of nice clams.
     
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    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Lol, you got me!!!! Seriously though, is that algae something I should be concerned with?
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    I have no idea, sounds like cyano but the sand get crumbly? The corals are beautiful.
     
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    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I don't recognize the type DSC. everything in the tank looks awesome! I think I'm going to copy your LPS garden :)
     
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    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Thanks ladies. I've never had algae like this. It gets crumbly on the sand bed. I had some red slime when I first set up the tank but that went away quickly. I'll just remove it. OFK, if you copy my garden then I get dibbs on the first pic! Lol.
     
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