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post #9 of (permalink) Old 06-17-2010, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by dj2005 View Post
How do you obtain the one Nerite per gallon statement?
Years of experience/online research/talking with fellow hobbiest. Less can do a good job, but 1 per gallon is a good benchmark IF you are attempting complete algae control using only nerites.

As I mentioned, I recommend a good mix. A 45g tank with 45 nerites would really look pretty crazy, unless you just really love snails.
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