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Old 09-26-2009, 08:37 PM   #1
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How do you grow green hair algae?

Well everyone seems to do it so easily its a menace. I wanted to grow some so when these sea hares (Ugh parents) that i have dont starve. So whats your secret? Could a blenny and urchin devour it that quick?

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Old 09-26-2009, 09:36 PM   #2
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Urchin's that I have had did a great job is clearing the hair algea, blenny as well. Honestly, if you are looking to grow hair algea, it may be better to give/sell the hares. It may be a 'controlled burn', so to speak, that quickly gets out of control.

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Hares eat "Nori" and frozen lettuce and other greens as well.
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I agree with the statement made by marine flake. You dont want to have it started in your tank. It will spread like wildfire and your seahare will not be able to control it. Better to get rid of the seahare.
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