Green Hair Algae

Pest Type: Algae

Scientific Name: Chlorodesmis fastigiata

Treatment: Reducing phosphates and nitrates will starve the hair algae, you can also pick it or scrub it off the rocks

Identification: a brownish-green, stringy algae that can take over an entire tank if left unchecked

Prevention: carefully check and clean all rocks before adding to the tank. Keep nitrates and phosphates low


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