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Black beard?

I noticed some new algae in my tank today, and was wondering if anybody could help me correctly identify it? I’m assuming it is black algae, but I want to be sure before I start the quest for Siamese algae eaters.

There is a dark colored algae in another part of the tank, but I can’t photograph it. It’s the same color but isn’t densely clumped like black beard is supposed to be. It almost looks like a very short and dark hair algae.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-14-2020, 03:59 PM
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Yes, that looks to be BBA.

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