Growing on live rock

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    sparky11159

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    Just wondering what this is, if it is a type of coral or is it a type of algae growth. Please help. Thanks.
     

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    Looks almost like slime algae to me.
     
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    Looks like cyano to me. Siphon it out.
     
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    That isn't cyano. Cyano is burgundy, red, and kind of rusty looking. What you have looks like a species of sponge. To get it out, take some tweezers and pull it off and throw it out. Most sponges don't impact your tank except sometimes making an eyesore. It actually is a sign of good water quality, however it can spread and overtake corals.
     
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    Cyno can be many colors red, green, purple to name a few
     
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    looks like a slime algae to me just siphon it out and add something to eat up that hair algae.
     
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