Red Gracilaria, good or bad?

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  1. Kevin

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    Hi Guys,

    I have got some red gracillaria algae growing at quite a rate from one of my live rocks between my Rics. It is smothering the rics, so I will have to cut it out.

    Should I keep this in my tank as some sites say it is good and other say it will take over the whole tank?

    They say Tangs love to eat it, but I have no tangs in my nano tank.

    Advise please!
     
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    kev its a difficult one, if you like it and can manuallu remove some from time to time i would leave it but any macro algae can grow out of controll if its left unattended.
     
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