Algae ID

Discussion in 'Algae' started by arsoncop, Apr 2, 2014.

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  1. arsoncop

    arsoncop Astrea Snail

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    I have what looks like long brown human hair in my tank. Its getting on my corals like xeana, and want let it open. It kinda reminds me cob webs. Any help ?
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Google images of "Dinoflagellates in Marine Aquariums".
     
  4. RutgersReef

    RutgersReef Bristle Worm

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    pictures are always helpful
     
  5. Astrick117

    Astrick117 Stylophora

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    Could also be cyano, but Dinoflagellates would be my guess without pics to help.
     
  6. Tcox807

    Tcox807 Spaghetti Worm

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    If it's Dino start dosing hydrogen peroxide. It will help kill it.