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post #1 of 4 Old 03-23-2010, 08:36 AM Thread Starter
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i have a florescent green looking algae on the colliseum. any suggestions on what it might be?
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-23-2010, 11:36 PM
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i cannot see it in this picture. by any chance can you take a closer one? preferably with a macro lens or macro setting to get a fine clear close image.

please describe it as best as possible, is the algae hard and smooth? ( coraline algae ) or soft and stringy ( hair aglae )
how old is this tank and what lights/lighting are you using?
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-31-2010, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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tank is 4 months old, have coraline starting to spread. using standard florescent lighting. if you look at the tower you will see a highlighter looking color. this has started to spread all over. i am concerned that this may be coming from possibly the diffuser pad. i want to make sure this is not hurting the life in the tank. it is smooth.
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-31-2010, 11:28 PM
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Probably the equivalent to the algae we get on the glass, only you can't use a magnet to knock it off. You can use a diaper or pad to knock it off.

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