View Full Version : Jade Green Algae?

01/15/2008, 04:19 PM
Noticing some new growth in the tank. This is more of a deep jade green. Growing around the base of rocks in the live sand. Serious?

01/15/2008, 04:54 PM
Is it feather like or more to be like hair?
Also if you can a picture would help out. What do you have in the aquarium now?

01/15/2008, 06:06 PM
It's not hairy at all ... just kind of 'there'. Is letting off air bubbles on a larger patch of it. Can see it starting throughout parts of the sand.

It's a 70g tank with 20g sump. Just put Miracle Mud in the fuge section of the sump over the weekend. This was starting before then however me thinx.

fair sized sailfin
small regal tang
very young maroon
watchman goby
pistol shrimp
blood red shrimp
small 'giant' anenome
3 headed frogspawn
4 polyps neon green candy cane
fair sized torch
small brain
a small red mushroom
decent colony brown shrooms
a hairy green shroom
70-80# +/- LR

6 tube t5-ho (installed appx 6wks ago was pc)
ro/di w/auto topoff ( for just past 3 weeks, was tap)

1.0225 - .023 s.g.
375ish Ca
4.5 or so Alk
8.3 Ph
trites, trates and ammonia nil

All inhabitants look excellent and happy.

01/15/2008, 06:23 PM
is there any purple color around it?
Also whats the temp?

Pic would help much

01/15/2008, 06:27 PM
Yeah I guess there is a little purple around some of it. Can't help with any pix tonight.

I keep the water @ 78

01/15/2008, 06:39 PM
lol it's cyano :D rush your finger over the top of it, creating a current, if it moves easily, most likely you have Mr Cyano :)