Name:

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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