Brown Diatom Algae Control
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What are Brown distom algae? Why do they grow in our aquarium and how to get rid of them. In this post you will find valuable information about this algae and how to control them.

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Yellow polyps – Parazoanthus
March 28, 2009 – 7:04 am | No Comment
Yellow polyps – Parazoanthus

Common species: Possibly many, mostly unclassified or wrongly identified.
Common Names: Yellow polyps, colonial yellow polyps
Lighting: Seems to do best under at least moderate lighting. Can addapt to various lightning condition.
Aggressiveness: Very low
Current: Prefer low to …

Button Polyps – Protopalythoa Coral
March 28, 2009 – 6:53 am | 2 Comments
Button Polyps – Protopalythoa Coral

Common species: Many apparently different species are seen. Most are unclassified.
From Pacific: P. mutuki, P. variabilis, P. vestitus. From Atlantic: P. grandiflora, P. grandis
Common Names: Sea Mat, Button Polyps
Lighting: Prefers bright light, but is tolerant …

button polyps – Zoanthus
March 28, 2009 – 6:19 am | No Comment
button polyps – Zoanthus

Common species: Z. coppingere, Z. danae, Z. mantoni, Z. pacificus, Z. pulchellus, Z. solanderi, Z. victnamensis and many others
Common Names: Sea mat, button polyps
Lighting: Bright light
Aggressiveness: semi-aggressive
Current: see texte bellow
Hardiness: Easy
Color: Brightly colored (or at …

mushroom corals – Actinodiscus or Discosoma
March 28, 2009 – 5:37 am | No Comment
mushroom corals – Actinodiscus or Discosoma

Common species: Unknown number of true species.
Common Names: Mushrooms, mushroom corals, mushroom anemones, disc anemones.
Lighting: medium to strong light. Medium would be best. Will bleach under direct strong light.
Aggressiveness: Semi-aggressive
Current: Moderate to high. Not directed …

Disc anemone – Discosoma Coral
March 27, 2009 – 9:54 am | No Comment
Disc anemone – Discosoma Coral

Common species: D. Carlgreni Warzl, D. Neglecta Duchassaing, D. Sanctithomae. Contrary to Actinodiscus, this genus is and has been continuously known as discosoma.
Common Names: Disc anemone, metallic mushroom, umbrella mushroom, bubble mushroom, warry mushroom, forked …