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allendehl
10/04/2017, 06:09 PM
The algae below came in two of my best rocks from TBS. I just read a post by Sk8r that recommended discarding the rocks with Caulerpa Algae. I googled it and it looks very similar to mine.
Discarding these two rocks or even beaching them would be a bad thing since they make most of my order. Are these in effect Caulerpa Algaes?...options?

Thanks!!

https://i.imgur.com/hvw6fGU.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/k2LUoFh.jpg

bobt2
10/04/2017, 06:24 PM
I just picked it off my tbs rocks, and added it to my sump. I actually have a few types, green, red and brown. I actually ask for some. it will only take over if you let it. Richard said it may not be long term due to our tanks being cooler than the gulf

Subsea
10/04/2017, 06:43 PM
Richard is a good and valuable wealth of knowledge. I consider him a real environmental steward.

allendehl
10/04/2017, 07:09 PM
I just picked it off my tbs rocks, and added it to my sump. I actually have a few types, green, red and brown. I actually ask for some. it will only take over if you let it. Richard said it may not be long term due to our tanks being cooler than the gulf

Thank you!

Why keep it in your sump and even ask for some? What's the benefit?

bobt2
10/04/2017, 08:03 PM
it looks cool in the tank. I believe in as natural a look as possible. it's in the gulf, it stays in my tank. I had a mantis for years, he never did any real damage. I fed him from a stick.i let it grow in the fudge for nitrate removal. I also have rubble and a mantis in there.