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I thought it was hair algae but it grew in bushes with long green smooth hair. I think it is some type of hair algae but i am not sure. I checked a lot but it didn't seem to be any of the algae that i found. Can someone please help me identifying this algae on my drift wood?
 

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green filamentous algae.

It's harmless but can spread and grow long and cover plants, but when it's short, it looks really nice.
 
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wow, mine only covered the drift wood near the top. It looks so fluffy in the current. Since it cannot spread, can i keep it? I'll wait for it to grow longer to see
 

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sorry typo, it can spread.

It's easy to control though, just pull the long stuff off and throw it on the garden.
 
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I don't think it's a filamentos algae. I mean it has a bushy type of look, also without the fishy smell. It moves beautifully with thr current.
 

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