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Old 09-28-2003, 05:58 PM   #1
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macro algae

Hi all.

I am looking at buying some macro algae to help starve out the evil micro algae.

I was wondering if "Red Macro Fauchea Sp." and "Cheatomorph" are good choices. I don't want anything that will fowl my tank or become more of a nuisence than the stupid micro algae.

Also, What are amphipods, and do we like them? One of the algae I placed a bid on said it may come with them.

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Chaeto is an excellent choice, not sure on the other, but if it is a macro algae that doesn't go sexual or have pest growth rates it should be fine.

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Also, What are amphipods, and do we like them?
One of the small crusteceans the inhabits out tank, most are a good part of the clean up crew and eat detritus, mostly visible at nite while nite diving

Amphipods are the ones that look like ants.
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