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Old 07/06/2018, 10:11 AM   #1
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Crown of Flames macro algae

Iím wanting to add some to my seahorse tank but I donít know anything about this algae. Will to go sexual like some of the others.


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Old 07/06/2018, 10:33 AM   #2
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I moved this thread to this forum as you will likely get more responses here.


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Old 07/06/2018, 01:28 PM   #3
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Gracilaria sp AKA crown of flames doesnít tend to go asexual as long there is enough light to support its life

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Old 07/07/2018, 05:04 AM   #4
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Iím wanting to add some to my seahorse tank but I donít know anything about this algae. Will to go sexual like some of the others.
All macro can go sexual. Fast growing macro that is subjected to strong lighting with insufficient nutrients to support growth rate is the number one reason for macro going sexual. Considering that a tank of ponies would likely be high nutrient, I see little reason for you to worry about macro going sexual.

This is what John Mahoney at Reef Cleaners says about Flame Macro.
https://www.reefcleaners.org/growing-guides


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Old 07/07/2018, 12:02 PM   #5
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Thank you all for you answers!!


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Old 07/07/2018, 12:03 PM   #6
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I just noticed you grow macros. What kinds do you have?
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All macro can go sexual. Fast growing macro that is subjected to strong lighting with insufficient nutrients to support growth rate is the number one reason for macro going sexual. Considering that a tank of ponies would likely be high nutrient, I see little reason for you to worry about macro going sexual.

This is what John Mahoney at Reef Cleaners says about Flame Macro.
https://www.reefcleaners.org/growing-guides



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Old 07/07/2018, 04:35 PM   #7
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In red macro that is ornamental, I have Gracilaria Hayi, Bortacladia and Halymenia Digitata, sometimes called Dragons Tongue.

In green utilitarian grown in outside propagate which is full of large amphipods and three cultivars of AlgaeBarn copepods, I have Ulva and Enteromorphy.

I only sell to retail stores in Austin. In the future, I may expand to mail order, but not now.


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