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I have some hairy brown stuffs that grow over some of the balansae leaves and not on other plants. I know it's not hair algae because hair algae is easy to pull. This one seem to stick on the leaves quite hard. What are those hairy stuff? How do I get rid of them?
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Acronym alert:

You have BBA which SAE's are A#1 at cleaning up ASAP.

Black brush algae which is actually a red algae

SAE siamese algae eater - a fish, looks a lot like a flying fox when young but isn't

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Aquascape? I'm a crypt farmer.

It's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot.

That IS an aquascape, it's titled "The Vacant Lot".
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It's weird though that they only infest my crypts. I have some hair algae also in my tank but very little. I just started dosing macro last week and helps a bit on the hair algae issue and that bba.

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