Unresolved Strange Stringy Algae? (UPDATE)

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  1. Camkha1234

    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    So ever since I came back from vacation I noticed some of these strands around the tank. I just didn't know what they are. Any help would be appreciated :)

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  3. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I can't really tell Cam but I'm far from an expert. How was Vegas??!!
     
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    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    It was great! I did as much as I could do for being under 21 haha. I visited Hoover Dam, went to Mandalay Bay and Caesar's Palace, which were both breath-taking, went to the aquarium, which to be honest was a little disappointing considering there were no actual reefs, but it was still nice, and slowly disintegrated in the 110 degree weather lol. It was a great time, and I know where I'm going for my 21st ;)
     
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    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    Bump. Any ideas anyone?
     
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    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    The thing is, it looks like it would be Dinoflagellates or Calothrix, but there aren't any air bubbles on the tips of the strands and they almost seem to have a bit of structure near the base rather than say green hair algae which just flows with the current.

     
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  9. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Send reefcleaners your pic and ask them for help on an ID. John is great about helping out.
     
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    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    Will do. Thanks, 2in10. I'll keep everyone updated.
     
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    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    Alright so I guess I'll try peeling some of it off and see how it goes.
     
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    good luck Cam! that's good news that it's not some sort of disastrous type :)
     
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