What is the most common type of algae?

  • There are tons of common saltwater algae types, including the same types we see in freshwater. Those include;

    Hair Algae, Brown Algae (Diatoms), Green Algae, Red Algae (Cyanobacteria), and what is known as Bubble Algae.

  • Many do not realise that algae can be a problem in salt water tanks but it very much is. There are quite a few types of algae that form in a saltwater tank that you do need to keep an eye out for.

    Here is a list of the types of algae you may find in your saltwater tank

    Hair algae
    Bubble algae

    These are the most common ones that you will find in a saltwater tank if you have one and are ones to look out for.

Participate now!

Don’t have an account yet? Register yourself now and be a part of our community!