have these purple sponges

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    garydm

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    well what do you think these are....
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    there popping up all over and are evan in my skimmer
    there little fuzz balls
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Thats a type of algae.I cant remember what its called though.Siphon it out of your display,it can take over the same as hair.
     
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    yep Ive been sucking it out but man this stuff is spreading
     
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    SeaBee Ha Ha Thats Funny!

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    Do a water change. I used to get that crap until I added my fuge.
     
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    anyone know what causes it?
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Excess nurtients,just like any other algae.
     
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    nutrients? like special k nutrients? Speaking of special K, what do they do with the regular k's?
     
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