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Jason boles

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Can someone help me ID this algae?

I’m most worried about one spot on a green acan. I aggressively brushed it off and removed it and it came back. It looks like in spots it is a green / round hard film.

I haven’t seen any bubble algae anywhere in my tank, except for on the back of my tuxedo urchin. I removed it from his back but don’t believe this is that.

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Blue lights don't show the true cor of algae and make ID next to impossible. Are you able to post pictures with white lights on?
 
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I took a few with flash light and then turned on my white channel on my prime and took some. I thought it was bubble algae on the urchin, but it’s the algae I don’t know as well
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Looks like a macroalgae. If you want , use tweezers to remove
 
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I did. I used a brush and then tweasers on the end of the acan and it came back.

Considering dosing vibrant for a few weeks.
 

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I have good success with Vibrant and yes , should work
 
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Just noticed some new sprigs and think I got a decent shot of it.

Any ID??

I dosed vibrant when I got home. Going to wait the two weeks and hope it does t kill my Chaeto. I honestly feel attached to it because I got an expensive light just for it
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Still blue lights making it difficult to ID. Sort of looks like a few things. GHA, ulva, and filament green algae. I would think the urchin to be all over these kinds. A tang too.
 

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