strange growth

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  1. mitch

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    Not sure what this is found it on my live rock today it's getting bigger it is transparent red in colour..should I leave it or pick it off?

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    does it resemble anything like than cyano that u seem to have ?
     
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    Could be some sort of macro algae?
     
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    It had one branch now it's got 3 branches in only 2days
     
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    Is it hard and rigid or soft?
     
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    Macro Algae thriving off ur high phosphates/nitrates possibly ?
    Eish...somebody's gotta nip this one in the bud...
     
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    Yeah it's a macro algae, not a problem.. For me anyways
     
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    Dibs !!!!!
     
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    It's soft....will let it grow a bit more then get a better pic
     
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    Looks like macro algae.

    Here is one I had

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    Thats it ...should i pick it off?
     
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    no. leave it. 'It will grow slowly. But pity, they do not last.
     

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