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What type of fish is in the middle of CaptiveReefs (top left corner of page...hint it is the main character in Finding Nemo) )

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    Corvette Reefer - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    what type of algae is this? iv never seen it before, it feels like squashy Jello, like what those Jello squeeze balls r made of.
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    Does it grow in smallish bubbles?

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    i have seen this stuff in my buddies tank i thought it was a red hair alage

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    Its not bubble or hair algea and not that Botryocladia skottsbergii, its just weird
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    any other ideas peoples???
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    Its cyno- not algea, a bacteria.

    The spongy jellow feeling is the air pockets inside of it. Odd growth pattern on that bit, huh?

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    +1 on Cyanobacteria. I've had it in my tanks several times before, and it always seems to come back a little different than before.

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