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Old 08-01-2016, 01:46 PM   #1
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Do shrimps eat brown algae?

My 10 gallon tank has brown algae growing on the substrate, driftwood and glass. It is barely noticeable but it is starting to bother me and I'm looking for natural ways to get rid of it

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How long has the tank been setup? If it a few months old then it might be diatoms. They will eventually go away on their own.
Of the smaller shrimp varieties, amano shrimp would probably graze on the diatoms. If it is truly a type of algae, then they may or may not control it.

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They'll go away as long as you maintain weekly water changes
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