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key things on making a fw tank into a planted fw
Old 02-19-2008, 08:00 PM   #11
 
I don't know much about dwarf suckers. If my child would go to sleep I could look it us but it doesn't look like it's going to happen tonight..sorry.
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Old 02-19-2008, 10:22 PM   #12
 
Use red cherry shrimp, tiger shrimp, or such as algae cleaners. Dwarf plecs would work well. Maybe a "stick catfish", a small farlowella type.
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Old 02-20-2008, 12:39 AM   #13
 
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Amano shrimp work great as algae eaters as well
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Old 02-20-2008, 01:00 AM   #14
 
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Otos are great for algae. They will not mess with the plants except to clean them, no eating of them.
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Old 02-20-2008, 07:41 PM   #15
 
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i'll go to my local fish store and see what they have. any ideas of good algea eaters that won't grow big and are nice looking and effective?
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Old 02-21-2008, 07:17 PM   #16
 
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Old 03-01-2008, 12:42 AM   #17
 
My hilstream loach gets algae pretty good and I have not noticed it eating the plants...
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