Vine-like algae

Discussion in 'Algae' started by Bunner, Oct 7, 2009.

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  1. Bunner

    Bunner Bubble Tip Anemone

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    So i have had this stuff in my fuge for a good part of 6 months and have no clue what it is.... its a vine like algae that is pretty slow growing... any ideas? It started a one tiny vine and now after 6 months is a pretty big mass.
     
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  3. Bunner

    Bunner Bubble Tip Anemone

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    missionsix Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No pic???? ;D
     
  5. drew3

    drew3 Blue Ringed Angel

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    it might be hair algae or bryopsis or a macro algae like chaeto a pic would say a thousand words =]
     
  6. invert phil

    invert phil Millepora

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    could be grape caulerpa or chaeto, could do with a picture :)
     
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    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    How's 'bout a picture? :)
     
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  9. Bunner

    Bunner Bubble Tip Anemone

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    ok ok i knew i needed a pic but i was lazy...lol So its a caulerpa of some sort... i think. its not an invasive species either.... well in my fuge.
     
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    jzenob Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Bunner Bubble Tip Anemone

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    ha ha ha once i get home ill get those up.
     
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