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Feb 1

February 1, 1997

Caulerpa brownii

Growing Macro Algae in the Aquarium and the Problem of Phosphorous

Nobody in MLSSA to the best of my knowledge has grown macro algae in an aquarium virtually from scratch. What usually happens is that large amounts are collected, placed in the aquarium where they slowly decay, possibly after a period of some growth, with the tips going white. This does not have to be the case. I believe I am... Read more

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Feb 1

February 1, 1997

European fan worm

The European Featherduster Worm (Sabella spallanzani)

South Australian divers may have heard a little bit about the introduction of exotic species into Australian waters. It is said to be an increasing problem but we do not see much evidence of it in SA waters. Fortunately, we have not yet seen anything of the large Northern Pacific Seastar which is decimating Tasmania’s marine life. There is, however,... Read more

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