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Old 09-03-2014, 06:46 PM   #1
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Hair Algae Issue

I was wondering what is the best "clean up crew" creature or invertebrate to clean up some of the hair algae in my tank. I have heard that sea hares do a good job, but I'd like to see what others have to say.
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people say crabs but i havent had luck, i was wondering the same question tbh.
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I was wondering what is the best "clean up crew" creature or invertebrate to clean up some of the hair algae in my tank. I have heard that sea hares do a good job, but I'd like to see what others have to say.
Waterchanges, good flow, and running phosphate media if needed (:
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Waterchanges, good flow, and running phosphate media if needed (:
And use of ro/di water to ensure there is nothing in the water to begin with. I use distilled water from Walmart and I have algae growth from what is in the stuff...though it is drastically better than tap.
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Waterchanges, good flow, and running phosphate media if needed (:


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And use of ro/di water to ensure there is nothing in the water to begin with. I use distilled water from Walmart and I have algae growth from what is in the stuff...though it is drastically better than tap.


Don't forget not over feeding, and running your light too long.
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