Algae

Red Slime Algae

Cyanobaceria, also known as Red Slime Algae is typically a reddish-maroon colored bacteria that grows on Live Rock and Live Sand. Red Slime Algae grows rapidly into small mats, but is easy to brush away or siphon out. It is normal to see a small Cyanobacteria bloom one to two months after moving or starting saltwater …

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Bubble Algae

For most, Bubble Algae is the plague of all algae. This green, bubble shaped algae grows rapidly and thrives even in low nutrient settings. It is also difficult to remove and control in the home aquarium. Green Bubble Algae typically grows in the deep crevices and holes of live rock. It can appear without warning …

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Green Hair Algae

Almost all new saltwater aquariums get green hair algae. This rapid growing algae is long and stringy, but can be removed by picking it at the base with your fingers. It typically grows on live rock and the aquarium glass. It is normal to see a small green hair algae bloom one month after moving …

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Bryopsis

Perhaps you’ve discovered an unknown, green/brown feathery, rapid growing algae called Bryopsis. This algae is often confused with Green Hair Algae and Caulerpa, and is misidentified by most local fish stores. It’s an algae that you can keep ripping out clumps of and it seems to grow back overnight. Bryopsis can appear unexpectedly and can …

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Kent Marine Pro Scraper

Kent Marine Pro Scraper Features To keep an aquarium looking its best, you should start by cleaning the glass or acrylic wall of the tank. The best algae scraper for the job is the Kent Marine Pro Scraper. The Pro Scraper comes in a variety of shapes and sizes and has interchangeable plastic blades for …

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