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Old 12/29/2010, 10:54 AM   #1
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what's this come out of the rock from nowhere?

it's been there 3 days,purple,soft,and i will say growing fast.
what is that? looks not bad though.




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Old 12/29/2010, 10:58 AM   #2
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Interesting. Almost looks looks like frogspawn tips. Hopefully others can give you a definitive ID.


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Old 12/29/2010, 10:59 AM   #3
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Codium sp. Consider Żourself lucky. Its a macro algae that grows to look sort of like a coral. Enjoy it!


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Old 12/29/2010, 11:00 AM   #4
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Very interesting. Looks like it's inflating like a leather, but I haven't seen a leather that color. I think you're right though, looks more beneficial than harmful.


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Old 12/29/2010, 11:07 AM   #5
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Codium sp. Consider Żourself lucky. Its a macro algae that grows to look sort of like a coral. Enjoy it!

^^ this.


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Old 12/29/2010, 11:20 AM   #6
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this macro algae is abundant here locally and tends to was up on the beaches all the time. I've collected it in the past and tried to keep it. I couldnt get it to stay attached to anything. here it comes in green, purple, a beautiful pink, green and brown. from past experience I believe it to be a relatively slow grower. Your very lucky!


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Old 12/29/2010, 11:22 AM   #7
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Its a macro algae. I have tons of it. Don't know how I got it, but it comes and goes.


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Old 12/29/2010, 12:20 PM   #8
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Oh my gosh! If it's the one I think it is, I'm so jealous - my all time favorite macro. Some fish will eat it, you might want to consider moving it to the refugium if that's an option.


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it's not a slow grower at all,here's the updated pic



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Old 01/21/2011, 08:50 PM   #10
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I love that stuff . Very pretty!


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want a frag? ^^


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^^^ I do!


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