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Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by MavrickFDT, 31 Mar 2011.

  1. MavrickFDT

    MavrickFDT

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    Hi All, anybody have an idea what the red stuff next to the pulsing Xenia is?

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  3. Lycan

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    Could be macro algea
    Interesting shape though... is it stationary?
     
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    It's just some red algae i think..my scopa tang makes a meal of it and it don't get a chance to grow..
     
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    Hi MavrickFDT.
    The red algea is called "Red Dictyota" or "Nitophyllum" according to Julian Sprung's book:Algea,A Problem Solver Guide.It states that this algea "seems to have a positive effect on water quality."
     
  6. MavrickFDT

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    well if it is Red Dictyota and its a good thing then I guess it will stay.
    thanks guys
     
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