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Old 07-19-2013, 11:41 PM   #1
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you thought you had an algae problem?


i just pulled this out of a 20 long:







even my snails have algae:



shoot, i grow algae on my algae...



i need an algae smiley...
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:49 PM   #2
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Snail looks cute though.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:54 PM   #3
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That does look interesting on the snail... That is the new exclusive housing
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:09 AM   #4
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That snail needs a haircut....
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:29 AM   #5
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Your snail is rock...mohawks!!!
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:34 AM   #6
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I wish my snails had sweet hair!
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:40 AM   #7
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Ahhhh man Id have loved to see a FTS before and after!!! And the snail.....I LOVE HIM!!!!!
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:52 AM   #8
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That snail is cute! I have a marine snail who gets algae on him now and then, but never that much. I vote you keep the snail all fuzzied up!

Wait a minute...

OH MY GOSH IT'S A TINY GREEN UNDERWATER TRIBBLE DISGUISED AS A SNAIL!
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:08 AM   #9
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Holy crap. Do you have a picture of your aquarium before you removed all that algae? Be kewl to have a lot of snails with algae on them.
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:17 AM   #10
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that snail looks AWESOME! I vote you keep him that way!

I see that same kind of algea in a creek by my house! Me and my friends used to pull tons of algea out of the creek to save the tadpoles and minnows from getting stuck in it!
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:17 AM   #11
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I would totally shave little lightning bolts into the side of the snail and put him back in like that. Haha
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:48 AM   #12
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I agree with others. Your snail rocks!
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:51 AM   #13
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actually, the algae mass is from a tank that is completely devoted to growing algae. there is literally nothing else in it.
the snail is from my 55g shrimp tank, which has a whole lot of algae covered driftwood in it. same kinda algae, but the shrimp keep it well trimmed.

pretty much all my snails are covered in algae, that one just happens to be one of the biggest.
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Old 07-20-2013, 03:06 AM   #14
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That's not just any snail, that's a Chia Pet!

And it's adorable.
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Old 07-20-2013, 03:39 AM   #15
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what kind of algae ?
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