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just after some suggestions for algae eating fish
i have soft green algae on leaves and some hair algae...
these cannot go into the tank :siamese algae eaters ,amano shrimp [eaten by altums]
i dont want anything thats gonna grow large than 4 inches

i think maybe a large school of ottos may be my best option..about 30 ?
ive got 10 in there now i also have 3 Ruby Nerite Snails but they dont seem to do stems and small leaves...
im also considering may be some kind of ancistrus ..maybe Tiger-banded Peckoltia (Peckoltia vittata) but id like to know that it wont interfere with the plants or altums ? [http://www.aquariumfish.com/aquariumfish/Breed_Profiles.aspx?aid=6250&cid=3680&search=

also does anyone know which corydoras have a gold/bronze coloured body id like to get some ?

hope you can help
cheers
Jon
 

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Ottos seem to do a pretty good job on soft algae in my angel tank, but don't seem to touch hair algae (I think I've seen the angels pull at it more than the ottos).
I have kept small plecs with them before and had no problems, but can't remember how well they attacked the algae.
 
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