RE: Algae ID (fwd)
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Date: Fri, 7 Feb 1997 13:49:00 -0500
From: "Williams, Rochelle - DCSPIM" <williaro at ftmcphsn-emh1_army.mil>
To: "Aquatic-Plants-Owner at ActWin_com" <Aquatic-Plants-Owner at ActWin_com>
Subject: RE: Algae ID
Dirk asked, "What sort of algae likes to grow on Anubias and looks
like 5 o'clock shadow?"
Sounds like black brush algae, a type of red algae. My SAEs much prefer
the softer versions of red algae and only nibble on this kind occasionally.
In my tank this form is caused by high phosphate levels.
williaro at ftmcphsn-emh1_army.mil