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Discussion in 'Algae' started by Drboomson, Nov 19, 2013.

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  1. Drboomson

    Drboomson Flamingo Tongue

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    Noticed this about a week ago its not thick at all seems extremely thin and not slimy to the touch either, also does not appear to be on sand bed whatsoever...photo was taken at night with all lights off cuz my blues makes it almost impossible to see. not sure what info u would need...check the signature. Current light schedule 10whites 12 blues. any help would be great

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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Can you please post your image again.
     
  4. Drboomson

    Drboomson Flamingo Tongue

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    hmmm its showing up for me lme try this link

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  5. Ryland1

    Ryland1 Astrea Snail

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    How long has you tank been running? What is in your clean up crew? The image appears to be some green algea that is probably some sort of cyno.
     
  6. Drboomson

    Drboomson Flamingo Tongue

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    Around 4 months...cuc include around 35-45hermits med size with two big turbos 4 big red footed snails 5 ast snails15 or so nassarious fire and coral banded shrimp...as well as my algae grazzers
     
  7. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    what size is your tank again? sounds like you have a very hefty CUC. With the age of your tank perhaps it's one of the uglies algae stages. It looks like just regular algae to me. Do you run any kind of phosphate removal product?
     
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  9. Drboomson

    Drboomson Flamingo Tongue

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    120g with 40g sump/fuge...running brs gfo reactor...had a brown algae bloom earlier but soon went away...reading on other forums that it may be the development of a bright lime green coralline algae which can be an assortment of colors...i was getting the growth of purple but soon after rearranged my rock set up and then this showed up lol.
     
  10. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sounds and looks like the beginnings of coralline algae, green before pink or purple. If it's not slimmy or hairy it's probably fine at 4 months age for the tank.
     
  11. Drboomson

    Drboomson Flamingo Tongue

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    Awesoms thanx yet again corailline...u are most useful lol
     
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  12. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    You're welcome. :)