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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-13-2004, 11:30 PM Thread Starter
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i have some hair algae and some building on my tank what type of fish/critters would one put in the tank?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-14-2004, 12:08 AM
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Mollies and various barbs, especially Rosy Barbs, are supposed to eat them. However, you should look at any nutrient imbalances too, since this is what causes to grow them in the first place.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-14-2004, 04:52 AM
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Lol my dwarf gourami stripped my tank of all hair algae for its nest...

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