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Old 02-24-2006, 05:18 PM   #11
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i highly reccomend the sae. i had a really nasty problem with hair algea in my planted tank and i threw in 2 of these guys and less than a week later it was completly cleaned out and they didnt harm my plants at all. just make sure u get an sae and not a flying fox. there is a thread right now that is going over the difference if u are interested.
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Old 02-24-2006, 07:28 PM   #12
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my mollies eat any type of algae... i dont know why, but they are always eating it, at least when it there to eat
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Mollies can eat hair algae.

Other fish that do as well are as follows:
SAE (True ones)
American Flagfish
Otocinclus Catfish
Farowella Catfish have been rumored to eat it.
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otocinclus.. yea right.. lol. The 4 in my 10 gallon didn't touch it. LOL
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ya otos dont even get near the stuff. i have seen them going up and down the leaves sometimes but they have never actually ate any of it. the sae's on the other hand are machines lol. they eat that stuff faster than it can grow which means it actually goes away.
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I've never seen oto cats touch hair algae either.
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That is funny, cause when i did keep them they went haywire for it all.
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