Is this part of the rock, or something growing on the rock?

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    brittant Dog Person in the Water

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    After over-lighting my tank and pretty much bleaching my live rock a few weeks ago, the color is finally coming back in. However, so are these brown spots. I'm concerned mostly because each one appears to have a small hole in the center. Am I being too paranoid about my rock, or is it something more significant?
     

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    brittant, Mar 15, 2012
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    Its probably the start of algae. Also the rock turned white because you exposed it to air, not over lighting it
     
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    Really? I have a BioCube, and the hood is rarely open... The brown spots are also hard. Shall I just continue to let things be?
     
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    No, when you put the rock into the tank you had to expose it to air, that will cause it to turn white
     
    little_fish, Mar 16, 2012
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    Ah, thank you :)
     
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