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post #71 of 75 Old 12-03-2011, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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Well after doing some reading from my test results my tank is cycled. Since it has cycled I added 6 rasbora heteomorpha and a Chinese algae eater. I had some algae growing some green and some brown since I added the algae eater he actually got the situation under control.
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post #72 of 75 Old 12-03-2011, 07:33 PM
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Chris that algae eater will get to big for a ten gallon tank. Also they can get really mean when they mature. They will also stop eating algae when they mature. A "better" suited algae eater would be an Oto catfish for your tank. They do best in groups and I think 3 would be fine in your tank provide you water parameters are ok for them.
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post #73 of 75 Old 12-03-2011, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Cool lol that I did not know thanks! He's pretty small right now
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Yeah they are kinda mean buggers. Have a read about them in the profile. It explains it really well.
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post #75 of 75 Old 12-03-2011, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah the thing was i was trying to get an oto and pointed out the one i wanted because the whole tank was otos but i wound up with the CAE.
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