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Black thread algae

Viv

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The link says that black thread algae and black beard algae are one and the same? :?

Viv
 

dw1305

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Hi all,
That is Staghorn algae, a Red Algae like BBA, but much wirier. I only get it on the tips of old Java Fern leaves when I haven't kept on top of filter maintenance.

cheers Darrel
 

bigmel

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Thanks guys.....i think i need to keep on top of filter maintenance then , more water changes , more fert and a little less light ?
 

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