• Name: Cactus algae (View AKA's)
  • Family: Halimedaceae
  • Species: Halimeda
  • Scientific Name: Halimeda Incrassata
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Also Know As:

  • Green Algae
  • Marine Algae
  • Green Siphonous Algae
  • Watercress Algae
  • Brittle-disc Seaweed
  • General

    Cactus algae is a green algae and are fast-growing, decorative algae that are effective as a nutrient exporter, these algae are prone to grow out of control in aquaria and ultimately cause as many headaches as they relieve.

    Cactus algae leaf structures calcium skeleton covered in algae these leaves are referred to as segments, and they grow similarly as a chain link.

    Origination

    Indian & Pacific Oceans, and the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean and also the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

    Original Detail

    Name Species Family Scientific Name More Detail Added by
    Cactus algae Halimeda Halimedaceae Halimeda Incrassata

    Cactus algae is a green algae and are fast-growing, decorative algae that are effective as a nutrient exporter, these algae are prone to grow out of control in aquaria and ultimately cause as many headaches as they relieve.

    Cactus algae leaf structures calcium skeleton covered in algae these leaves are referred to as segments, and they grow similarly as a chain link.

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    2019-02-15 20:53:46 PalaciosAn Approved View