View Full Version : August POTM Contest "ALGAE"

Jason McK
08-09-2009, 05:00 PM
August 2009

This months subject: Algae good bad and other.

Requested, but not required, members should post info about their picture. This could include a picture title and camera specs.

Entries will be accepted until Aug 23rd, 2009.

Entries to be posted in this thread, if you have troubles posting please email your photo to candjszoo@gmail.com and I will post it for you

This Months Prize is an 8 X 10 print of your winning photo

Voting to take place Aug 24th through Aug 30st.

Contest Rules are as follows:

1) You must follow the guidelines given for each contest

2) ALL members including vendors can enter, photos must be from a personal display tank, not store stock.

3) The photo must be taken by you, and as long as it fits the subject you're in!
4) Each can post as many pictures as they want, but only ONE can be entered. Please specify which one when posting multiple pictures it will be chosen for you.

5) Have Fun!

08-09-2009, 05:13 PM
I should start participating in these contests.

Breakfast anyone? It's vegetarian... :p

08-09-2009, 05:16 PM
had that in a couple of places in the Philippines, actually not that bad.

danny zubot
08-10-2009, 11:41 PM
Man a couple of months ago I'd have opened a restaurant with my algae. Too bad my yellow tang ate me out of business.:mrgreen:

08-11-2009, 12:33 AM
Do I really want an 8X10 of my algae? :P j/k

Jason McK
08-11-2009, 12:39 AM
Do I really want an 8X10 of my algae? :P j/k

LOL odds are no. Typically I request a photo of the winners choice. It does not have to be the winning pic


08-11-2009, 06:22 PM
Does it have to be in your tank?

Jason McK
08-11-2009, 06:41 PM
Does it have to be in your tank?

Since we only have 1 entry so far, post it. But it must be a photo you have taken. 100% taken by you


08-11-2009, 07:05 PM
I can't upload......

08-12-2009, 06:37 AM
Can it have already been posted in another thread?

Jason McK
08-12-2009, 06:50 AM
Can it have already been posted in another thread?


I can't upload......

What seems to be the issue?

08-12-2009, 07:08 AM
We're not sure if this qualifies, but this is one of our tigertails in some red macro algae. (It's still algae!! :wink:). They love the stuff.


08-12-2009, 08:40 AM
Alright then, this is my shot of a macro called Enteromorpha, which showed up and is now gone from my tank. This is one of the pioneering species that grows in disturbed areas. This was the only large macro that grew on the rock, most of it is turfy reddish stuff and greenish stuff, and I had Bryopsis prior to this.


08-12-2009, 03:56 PM
http://img211.imageshack.us/img211/3277/p1060538.jpg (http://img211.imageshack.us/my.php?image=p1060538.jpg)

08-12-2009, 05:25 PM

Lets try this.

08-12-2009, 05:26 PM

What seems to be the issue?

I cannot upload any pictures from my actual camera, ones from my crappy phone that I email to myself upload fine, but any from a camera are too large and I cannot figure out how to "shrink" them.

08-12-2009, 11:27 PM
try opening them up in paint, hit ctrl+w and shrink the actual size of the image.

Jason McK
08-13-2009, 01:09 AM
You can also upload them to Photobucket and resize them using the tools there


08-13-2009, 02:44 AM
pruning time


08-13-2009, 04:30 AM
Red Macro Algae~!

08-13-2009, 04:54 AM
Man I should have snapped a shot of my 90 when I got home Sunday after 10 days away.
Power went out and my skimmer never re started. tank sitter never noticed and kept feeding.......couldn't even see throught the glass on any of the sides...LOL everything is back to normal now

08-13-2009, 06:00 AM
I had never seen red macro algae before till joining this site and for an algae it sure is pritty!! Great algae pics so far :O)

08-13-2009, 03:08 PM

A baby bubble.

08-13-2009, 04:31 PM
you got yourself a big un. lol

08-13-2009, 04:55 PM
wow that is one epic bubble, i woulda left that sucker in there, thats a showpeice!

08-17-2009, 04:53 AM
Older pic.'s but I like them.



I can't decide, so that's why there's two pic.'s. Both taken with a Nikon D40 DSLR.

08-17-2009, 05:32 AM
Man if had noticed this monthes topic earlier i could have blown you away. althought there are some pics here with insane amounts of algae. i will get on it.

Love the marine salad. makes me want to PUKE. all it needs is a glass of skimmate next to it and im finished.