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Is it ALgae or skin? Help

Posted: Tue May 21, 2002 4:59 pm
by StephM62
I am a new owner and one of my RES looks like it has algae of slimy skin around its egs and arms? Is that normal?should i just brush it off or leave it alone?

Re: Is it ALgae or skin? Help

Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2002 5:09 am
by ctruett
probably skin. they shed their skin alot. algae is green and usually grows on the side of aquariums or on objects. vary unlikely to be on legs or arms.