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Old 10-03-2011, 10:56 PM   #1
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My new Sea Hares aren't eating my hair algae. Wrong species?

I got two sea hare's from Live Aquaria to help combat my hair algae problem (along with water changes, lowering light time and adding phosphate remover). But its been about a week and they have barely touched the stuff. I see them slither over it, but they aren't eating it.

Did I get the wrong species of sea hare for eating hair algae?

I bought two of these for my 50 gallon tank:
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Old 10-04-2011, 02:41 AM   #2
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They don't eat hair algae from what the description says " If regular feedings of Caulerpa are not possible, it will need a supplemented diet of parboiled lettuce and dried kelp."
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