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[APD] Re: Aquatic-Plants Digest, Vol 1, Issue 70

Hi Gordon,

This algae is commonly known as Black Brush Algae or BBA. Siamese algae
eaters (SAEs) will take care of it.


Gordon L. Mc Lellan III said....

>I've noticed an strange algae growing on rocks and driftwood in my tank.
> Originally it was growing on a piece of Hawaiian rock that I removed, algae
> loved it too much.
> It is a dark blue-green color, and looks like a "Star-Trek" tribble or some
> saltwater hair algae, but I've never seen it in any freshwater tanks I've
> kept.
> I know my ph is 7.0, gh is 15, kh is 2, ammonia/ites/ates all immeasurable
> on my test kit.
> I don't know about metals, light or heavy.  Substrate is Schultz Profile,
> high pressure co2, no ferts within the past few weeks, 128 watts light, 30
> gallon tank.

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