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Old 01-10-2013, 02:57 AM   #11
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I have them too. They clean my glass pretty well and it is cool to watch them split. I considered getting a bumble bee harlequin once they get out of hand because I have read they are easier to feed other food to besides stars, not nearly as cool though.

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Old 01-10-2013, 05:54 AM   #12
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I had a big wave of them at one point but now there's only a handful. Actually I've had waves of several different hitchhiker critters over the years. Not sure what caused them to recede but it wasn't anything I did willfully.

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Old 01-10-2013, 10:06 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by melosu58 View Post
I have hundreds in my tank. I just leave them there. All they do is eat trash off the glass.
Same here. They will only overpopulate if they have a constant algae supply. Keeping your glass clean will probably do more for controlling numbers then siphoning them out will.
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:33 PM   #14
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Ah...as many as I siphoned out yesterday, I count about 15 today. Lol.

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