Halymenia red algae killing coral polyps.

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Halymenia red algae killing coral polyps.

Post  liquidg on 28th August 2014, 3:03 pm

This Halymenia is from some that I collected a month or so back that is doing really well and flourishing!
When collecting algae you have to make sure you access the situation, in that you are not harming the over all numbers in that area, thatís the law!

The problem with red algae is its toxic content is quite high and will kill sps and affect lps if placed very close or actually touching this algae.

The first pic is it doing great and the second is a small section of the coral next door suffering stress and producing mucus in a bid to try and fend off the algae which is a waste of time and energy.
Growing on this mucus as shown by the bubbles is a regular form of aquarium algae and that will be these polyps eventual down fall.





_________________
Forum Admin
avatar
liquidg

Posts : 2649
Join date : 2010-02-02
Location : Brisbane bayside

Back to top Go down

Re: Halymenia red algae killing coral polyps.

Post  pyrofish on 31st August 2014, 12:43 am

I loved the colour of this in my tank. Unfortunately so did my tangs

pyrofish

Posts : 30
Join date : 2012-11-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Halymenia red algae killing coral polyps.

Post  liquidg on 31st August 2014, 5:40 am

Oh bugger!!

_________________
Forum Admin
avatar
liquidg

Posts : 2649
Join date : 2010-02-02
Location : Brisbane bayside

Back to top Go down

Re: Halymenia red algae killing coral polyps.

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum