mystery growth

Discussion in 'Algae' started by Billme, Oct 28, 2013.

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  1. Rhoads238

    Rhoads238 Spaghetti Worm

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    I don't think its dino. IME dino grows really fast and it looks more like pickupman's photos. Although there are a lot of different kinds of dino so its not impossible. Cyano will blow off with a turkey baster. So give that a whirl and see if that might be it.

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  3. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    Great. I don't think that's it. In fact, it hasn't done anything, even since increasing light to the area. Whatever it is I think it's dead.
     
  4. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    Thanks for the help
     
  5. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    looks like a sponge to me but by all means I may be worng. do try siphoning it, if it strings out while you do so then it may indeed be cyano, though iv never seen a brown one like that.

    actually nvm the growth seems to kind of "plate" in your picture, the sponges iv seen dont seem to do that.

    and this is what i mean....
     
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  6. YayFishies!!!

    YayFishies!!! Plankton

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    It could be some sort of brown sponge? I have seen many colors and they act just like you described. They will incrust an area then just sit there and do nothing. I would reach in and touch it. What does it feel like?
     
  7. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    Thanks pickupman. I haven't seen any of that.