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Old 03-20-2014, 06:28 AM   #1
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Ok so i have a 55gl planted south american biotope tank with some hair algae problems... are there any snails/fish from south america that can get rid of the algae? (i have very high powered lights so thats the problem)
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Siamese algae eater will have a feast on hair algae
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Siamese algae eater will have a feast on hair algae
Yes and no. Depends on what else they can find in the tank to eat, and as they get larger, they seem to turn up their noses at it. Dosing glut (Excel, etc) helps a lot with hair algae.
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Ok so i have a 55gl planted south american biotope tank with some hair algae problems... are there any snails/fish from south america that can get rid of the algae? (i have very high powered lights so thats the problem)
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Ramshorn snails do a good job of controlling all kinds of algae.

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