Bubble algae?

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    Mikek

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    I'm really hoping someone says, "no, that's a <whatsamahoosit> and they're really safe", but I have a bad feeling this is bubble algae...I only see one, and it is about the size of a pea...feedback appreciated... bubble.jpg
     
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    mariobrothersleeve squirrel

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    Yep, bubble algae. Harmless and fun to play with ( once out of water) they are like little bouncy balls and I roll them across the floor for the cats. They try eating them and pop in their mouths. Funny for me I guess.
     
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    Grab it with your fingers, and gently work it off the rock without popping it. I have had a couple of them that I panicked about too. Thats what I did and they just came off easy as. I did it before it became a huge cluster, single is easy to stay on top off. it has not come back since.
     
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    Def don't pop it. They'll release their spores. Eek.
     
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