Brown stuff and white creatures

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  1. Yvonne

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    Hi :)

    Does someone know what this brown stuff is it is all over the glass and rocks, very easy to get off though. And all these little white creatures have come onto the glass are they maybe lots and lots of baby snails?
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    the white things are small fan worms. Cool creatures on your live rock or sump. Or back glass. Not on your front viewing pane.

    The brown, I do not know. Either brown algae or sponge. Do not quote me.
     
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    Sweet so they not bad :) do they get bigger than that? Because there is hundreds of them all of a certain
     
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    they dont get much bigger.

    the brown stuff is algae - either Leathesia difformis or Colpomenia sinuosa.
     
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    thanks leslie looked it up now :)
    Thnak u :) is it bad algae though?
     

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