ID Algae

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by Tiger eye, 22 Sep 2010.

  1. Tiger eye

    Tiger eye

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    Hi guys i was wondering if you can id this algae. It looks like valvet and is very thin and loos from the rock, I can see the pods mooving under it.
    Is it good or bad but it looks verry nice.

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  3. gMAN

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    Looks like cyano, not good...
     
  4. Tobes

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    Yeah, looks like cyano bacteria. Check your flow, feeding, filtration, nitrates and phosphates ;)
    Also read up on it for causes and cures :)
     
  5. ESP

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    Could be a flow problem unless u'r pumps were off when too the photo.
     
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