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Old 04-22-2012, 04:49 PM   #281
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Mine only sifts on rare occasion - more often than not he doesn't. I wouldn't think the algae is from the sand sifting, but I'm no expert.
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:50 PM   #282
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Just thought I'd ask.
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:53 AM   #283
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Going to add a filter sock to my sump todat. I have got to replumb my overflow box
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:19 PM   #284
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So has anyone figured out how to get rid of bubble algae?
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:34 PM   #285
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Emerald crabs are pretty good for bubble algae
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:36 PM   #286
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I have heard the Green Emerald Crabs sometimes eat it. I thought I saw a bubble once, and after I introduced my Emerald, it was gone. I haven't seen a spot since.

It is possible that it wasn't Bubble Algae, though.

Just my quick $.2
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:39 PM   #287
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Yea I have one, only see him at lights out and he don't mess with it. I guess I can get another one
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Old 05-05-2012, 01:34 PM   #288
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I've had stellar luck with emerald crabs and bubble algae. I only had 3 of them but they managed to find the couple of bubbles I had in the 6 foot tank! I could barely find them but these guys had it gobbled up in a few days.
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Ok going to get one or two more
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They are great critters to have anyways, bubble algae or not, at least I think so. lol Mine will do a little dance on the front glass sometimes and it's hilarious!
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