Learn about the identification and propagation of various kinds of coralline algae
to better understand how to cultivate these type of beneficial and much wanted calcareous algae in reef tank systems.
Even if you have nothing but base rock in your tank, growing a healthy, colorful crop of Coralline Algae may not be as difficult as you think. If you already have Coralline growing in your tank, there are a few steps you can take to make it quickly multiply.
Stan & Debbie Hauter
How can coralline algae lose its color (bleach) after performing a water change in a reef tank? After a little investigation, the answer seems clear and preventing the bleaching is surprisingly easy.
© Debbie and Stan Hauter
Photos of a number of varieties of Coralline Algae. Some of these Coralline Algae formations are really quite unusual.