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Old 06-17-2010, 09:53 PM   #12
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I see. It's just that I have never seen someone recommend so many, even people like msjinkzd states one per five gallons.

I suppose it would depend on the amount of algae present, however.
The descrepancy is probably that I'm used to dealing with Olive nerites, which are either a smaller species or simply sold that way. I've kept other kinds, and for complete algae control, I'm still not sure 1 per 5g would be enough. Maybe if you also have otos or something in there.
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