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Re: [APD] beautiful algae

I would say it could be BBA except that it's bright green.  I have BBA in my tank
and I don't remove it as it covers and disguises my filter equipment nicely. My tank setup
has healthy plants so it grows slowly and rarely spreads (never onto plants) and if it ever 
does (very rarely) pop up somewhere I don't want it I give it a little shot of Hydrogen Peroxide.
Quite unlike when your tank is unhealthy and it springs up everywhere.  So BBA can grow like
you describe but I'm not sure about the colour.  Maybe the same stuff that makes Moss Balls?


>My daughter and I both have a variety of algae growing on various  hard 
>surfaces in several of our tanks.  It is like black brush algae,  but it tends to 
>sprawl rather then grow straight upright, and is a gorgeous  emerald green, 
>spreading extremely slowly.  It doesn't seem to appear  spontaneously in small 
>tufts, as BBA does, either. There is also two other  types of hair algae that 
>are indeterminate in our tanks which we just  control by removal, but this stuff 
>has a determinate length of about an  inch.  Any idea what kind it is?
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