ID Please - Is this algae???? One has a white polyp

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Was wondering if anyone could help me figure what this is. It looks like algae, but it is thick and one has a white polyp on the end. This was found in one of my 25g nanos.
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Its bryopsis which is one of the hardest species of algae to remove and must be removed at the roots or it will come back over and over. To remove, start by pulling as much as you can by hand. Once removed, use a dental pick or small crochet needle and pull the roots off the rock. Reduce white light intensity for a few days and add larger astrea and turbo grazer snails as well as chitons and blue leg carribean hermits
 

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Its bryopsis which is one of the hardest species of algae to remove and must be removed at the roots or it will come back over and over. To remove, start by pulling as much as you can by hand. Once removed, use a dental pick or small crochet needle and pull the roots off the rock. Reduce white light intensity for a few days and add larger astrea and turbo grazer snails as well as chitons and blue leg carribean hermits
Agreed. You can also treat with fluconazole but study up on it first
 
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Its bryopsis which is one of the hardest species of algae to remove and must be removed at the roots or it will come back over and over. To remove, start by pulling as much as you can by hand. Once removed, use a dental pick or small crochet needle and pull the roots off the rock. Reduce white light intensity for a few days and add larger astrea and turbo grazer snails as well as chitons and blue leg carribean hermits
Appreciate the help and advice on getting rid of it!
 

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