Cladophora columbianais commonly referred to as Green Pin-cushion, Green Tuft Alga . Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Cladophora is a genus of reticulated filamentous Ulvophyceae (green algae). The genus Cladophora contains many species that are very hard to tell apart and classify, mainly because of the great variation in their appearances, which is affected by habitat, age and environmental conditions.
Cladophora columbiana can be found mid-intertidal; edge of tide-pools.Dense tufts of bright green.Several different species occur in central California.