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Old 09-04-2017, 09:58 PM   #1
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Purple Algae?

I'm not sure if I put this in the right forum, but oh well. I have a 20 gallon tank
with a goldfish and 2 nerite snails. I had algae growing on the glass when I noticed it started to turn a reddish purple. Is it because it's dead? And can my snails eat it?
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Your algae is probably "Brown Algae". It's non toxic, just unsightly. Some fish and snails eat it.
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I'm not sure if I put this in the right forum, but oh well. I have a 20 gallon tank
with a goldfish and 2 nerite snails. I had algae growing on the glass when I noticed it started to turn a reddish purple. Is it because it's dead? And can my snails eat it?
That tank is too small for goldfish

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Goldfish honestly need ponds
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That tank is too small for goldfish

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Goldfish honestly need ponds
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