Commonly called Feather, Grape, and Razor Algae, learn to identify, propagate and control Caulerpa species macroalgae in saltwater aquarium systems. While most Caulerpa alga species are considered beneficial in a saltwater aquarium, Feather Caulerpa is one species which is choking out endemic sealife wherever it takes hold.
The Chlorophyta Phylum - Cup and Brush Macroalgae Species - Information about the identification and characteristics of green calcified Cup and Brush Macroalgae species.
Members of the Chlorophyta phylum or green algae group, learn about the overall characteristics, identification, care and more about Caulerpa macroalgae, of which Feather and Grape species are the most popular varieties cultivated by saltwater aquarists.
An in depth look at the dangerous cultured strain of Mediterranean Feather Caulerpa that got loose in the wild and is showing up on sea beds around the world, which is choking out endemic sealife wherever it takes hold. The Caulerpa taxifolia species is illegal to possess or ship in the saltwater aquarium industry.