Chaeto looking Caulerpa?

lunner

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Hi

In my refugium, there is a few types of micro algae. One is Chaeto, and there is also a type of Caulerpa I got from a fellow MR member. It is thicker and deeper in green then the Chaeto I got. Anyone know anything about this algae?

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remy109

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Caulerpa grows very fast. They can actually out grow your chaeto which happened to me now their stick all over the LR =(. I also got a free bag of cheato from tiger lily, I have decided to only keeping chaeto in the new tank setup.
 

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It all looks like chaetomorpha. However, in the last picture, the chaeto on the left looks malnourished of nutrients or light. It also has accumulated much more detritus, which would be a flow issue.
 

ReeferGoneMad

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i agree it looks like chaetomorpha to me. If deanos is right and its not a different variety. disperse it more evenly in ur tank and blow it off with a turkey baster to remove excess detrius. within time it will all be healthy and dark green. could also be a different variety but both are chaetomorpha.
 
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