Credit to various forum members on AA and elsewhere for these ideas. I just compiled them into a How-to photo essay.
This won't apply to everyone, but it's worth sticking in the back of your mind just in case:
Otos and other algae eaters sometimes run out of algae to eat (because YOU are doing such an awesome job of balancing your aquarium's lighting, ferts, and CO2
What to do before using back-up algae wafers? Make your OWN algae outside your tanks. Here's how:
And added this morning:
Thoughts? Helpful? Should I do more of these pictorial How-to's for the visual learners out there?
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