Macroalgae Identification help

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    Brianw1970

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    Please help me to identify this algae that is growing in my fuge. How do I submit a picture on this site? Thanks
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    You can copy and paste the code to put the pic straight into your post. Here ya go:

    [IMG]http://i764.photobucket.com/albums/xx288/brianw1970/Algae3.jpg

    That algae is feather caulerpa.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    That is Caulerpa mexicana or Feather Caulerpa.


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    I'm gonna move this thread to the ID forum for you.
     
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    How can you tell if it's mexicana and not taxifolia or scalpelliformis?


    I don't like caulerpa as macroalgae for a refugium because they can go asexual.They die-off,become slightly transparent,mushy and cloud the water.
     
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    Because it speaks spanish!! :bounce:
     
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