Fluorescent algae?!?!

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  1. Tremayn

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    Hey, Im currently having a diatom bloom. In the morning things were fine but now I saw a yellow fluorescent algae on the live rock.. What the heck is it? It doesnt show well in pictures.. Kinda getting worried now

    The diatoms on the substrate
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    There are yellow fluorescent patches on the live rock.. Hard to see, its just on the left of the white
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    On another rock.. Also just on the left of the white
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    my camera cant capture the colour
     
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    Dude stop stressing and relax, Its all part of the cycle. u get the diatoms and the GHA and then it all goes away. I also had that
     
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    but what about the yellow stuff? Stressing about that
     
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    :whistling:
     
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    ok ok lol.. was worried because I never heard of it.. So Ill just leave it.. :) .. I put the lights off though
     
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    its all part of the cycle bud;) dont stress it gets better.also try and run your lights for shorter periods while cycling...it will help to minimize GHA.:)
     
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    Yeah I was just thinking that :) .. The yellow stuff got me worried.. What is it called btw?
     
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