More pix ofthe weird thing growing on my Live Rocks

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    I have no idea sxy.
    It looks cool though.
     
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    Hum.. noone knows what it is.... It is cool looking but weird looking... Like what is it? a plant???
     
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    no it is not a plant
     
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    55King, then what is it...?? It is growing at various [places in my tank.. I probably have 5-6 spots of that....
     
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    Id bet its some kind of coral,just dont know what kind
     
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    Really????? :) :) :) :)
     
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    Thats what it looks like to me.
    Have you checked on melvsreef.com ?
     
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    That sure looks like it. Never heard of it before. Good one, Andy.
     
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    Andy, Yes!!! it looks like this!! So I guess it is that type of algae...... Good or bad??? What would you all do with this??? Should I remove it?
     
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    Wow, that's pretty rad...I want some :)


    Hey Biff, I saw that you're a PhD student, too. Are you a candidate yet or are you still in pre-quals land like me (for a couple more months, anyway...)?
     
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    Leave it it is not a bad type my guess is it is simular to macroalgae beneficial to the aquarium.
     
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    Hum.. Sounds good!!! Will do!!
     
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    Candidate, Tiza. Only a dissertation away, almost done with all my coursework.
     
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    Padina - Large Micro brown alga - from shallow waters - highly variable in color ranging from yellow to almost black depending on light intensity, size and age or species. So I agree with andy that it appears you most likely have Padina at this point.
     
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    Yeah... hum.... Well at least, we finally figured out what it was.... I was wondering... as it is in various places on my rocks, and it grows so fast!
     
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    One more question.......
    My yellow tang was not eating so bifferwine suggested that I tie the algae sheets to a piece of live rock with a rubberband. Before, i used to clip it to my window with a lettuce clip, but tryed Biff's suggestion. For the past couple days, the algae disapears from my rock. i am not sure if I hav an intruder eating my tang's algae.... or if my tang eats it. Yesterday, I catched a snail on it.... Could it be the snails???Or is my tang eating now???
     
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    how is the tang looking is he active? Swimming around good?
     
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    Well, he is still hiding everytimes he sees me!! Sometimes, i catch him swimming around and grazing on my rocks....But as soon as he sees me, he goes and hide... But most of the time, everytime I walk by, he is hiding or goes and hide.... Am i ever gonna see him? Stupid tang!!! pretty fish, but i never get to see hiM!
     
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