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post #2 of (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 02:42 PM
micheljq
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Hi, I had shrimp and they were eating that algae, but do not count on them if you have a serious infestation. I had a serious infestation, on a newly started tank, i was removing manually what I could once a week, and doing water changes weekly.

After 4 months the diatoms disappeared.

Michel.

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