Could someone please help me identify this algae, the cause, and the solution?

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You got to slow down. Sometimes less is more. Just add the critters and fuge, do water changes at 10% a week. Measure ammonia , nitrites, nitrates after adding critters. Monitor Ca and Alk. Monitor ph. Don't start dosing stuff, you will end up with a mess.
Fish poop will add necessary stuff and then some from them eating food.
Ok, yeah I was a bit confused about dosing. lol. The reason I am doing a fuge is to prevent algae taking over my tank in the near future. I also understand that currently this is a stage right now though. Also, I will use it as a space to culture copepods, for my court jester goby I have had for a week now.
You got to slow down. Sometimes less is more. Just add the critters and fuge, do water changes at 10% a week. Measure ammonia , nitrites, nitrates after adding critters. Monitor Ca and Alk. Monitor ph. Don't start dosing stuff, you will end up with a mess.
Fish poop will add necessary stuff and then some from them eating food.
Ok. That sounds like a plan! Thank you so much. I guess I am good. I will add the livestock tomorrow — then add a fuge and probably do my weekly water change in the midst of that, I’ll also reduce white lighting and will be sure to not over feed. I also have mangroves on the way, arriving monday. Does it sound like a good plan?
 

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