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post #5 of (permalink) Old 11-24-2012, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by acitydweller View Post
... they already found other more interesting things in the tank to feed on? ...

The same can be said for Amano Shrimp, Cherry shrimp , and even Ramshorn snails. Algae crew members are always going to fill up on prepared food BEFORE eating algae. It is basic survival. The prepared food is a temporary bonus, the Algae is a constant.

Starve off the tank until it appears completely clean of algae, then wait another day before you offer food. There will still be algae you can't see without a magnifying glass.
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