The Phaeophyceae or brown algae (singular: alga), is a large group of mostly
marine multicellular algae, including many seaweeds of colder Northern ...
The brown colour of these algae results from the dominance of the xanthophyll
pigment fucoxanthin, which masks the other pigments, Chlorophyll a and c (there
This is often the first algae to appear in a newly set-up tank ... If brown algae
appears in an established tank, check ...
Jan 11, 2016 ... "Brown algae" in fish tanks are really diatoms. You can control them by cleaning
them out of the tank and adjusting conditions to be less ...
Feb 24, 2015 ... Members of the class Phaeophyceae (division Chromophyta), comprising about
1500 species, common in cold waters along continental coasts ...
Jan 31, 2012 ... Brown algae & solutions ..... it didn't look so well so I healed it all up, but I didn't
notice the brown Algae on it now I have to fix my tank :(.
I recently started having a brown algae problem. My tank has been established
for over a year and while some brown algae used to appear occassionally it was
Red and brown algae are also common in new tanks, when the aquarium is not
yet ecologically balanced. These types of algae are also quite common in ...
Brown algae (Phaeophyta) includes Kelps (Macrocystis, Laminaria) and
Ascophyllum, Fucus, and Sargassum. Alginic Acid (Alginate) is a colloidal
product used ...
Like all photosynthetic organisms, brown algae contain the green pigment
chlorophyll. They also contain other gold and brown pigments, which mask the