Tropical Fish Word of the Day: Cyanobacteria

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Cyanobacteria: (n.) Cyanobacteria is the bane of marine aquarists. Cyanobacteria, aka blue-green algae or “cyano” for short, is a not a true alga but is bacteria that, if not kept in check by good maintenance practices, will coat everything, including live corals, in red or brown slime.

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