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By Bob Goemans
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Hookweed

 Hypnea cervicornis (Hookweed)

Hypnea cervicornis
J.Agardh 1851

Hookweed

Best Avoided

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Often appears in colors other than red, e.g., brown, pink, gray, purple. In the wild it's considered an invasive species, often washing up on shorelines by the tons. Has the potential in aquariums to overcome other growths, including coral animals. Must be removed when first seen.


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