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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-24-2012, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
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Acrylic Safe Maint Crew

I have a 55 gal acrylic tank that I picked up off CL. Spent a lot of time buffing it to get back in decent shape & really hope not to have to do that again It's been running for awhile and needs some maintenance crew for algae control. I know plecos could scratch up the acrylic and am looking for some acrylic friendly/safe maintenance crew. Otos, nerites, etc.?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-24-2012, 07:11 PM
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I have otos, nerites, and Amano shrimp in mine, and mine scratches even easier than normal acrylic tanks. No problems with any of those guys.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-24-2012, 07:23 PM
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I agree on otos, amanos and olive nerites. Great cleaners and no damage at all.

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