Ways to effectively get rid of red algae? - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 02-23-2009, 02:25 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
adpierin11's Avatar
 
Ways to effectively get rid of red algae?

I am having a serious problem of red algae in my 20 gallon tank. I know I introduced it somehow, wishing now of course that I would have been more patient when adding things into the tank.
I have soaked all the fake plants, logs, filters in hot water and cleaned the sides of the aquarium, and it is slowly but surely coming back.
Does anyone have any methods of keeping this algae away?



Sorry if not in right category wasn't for sure where to put this....

75 gallon
1 pleco
1 OB Peac0ck
1 Yellow Lab
1 Blue Peac0ck
1 Greshakei
1 Red Peac0ck
1 Acei
1 Chailosi
1 Flameback
1 Rock Kribensis
1 CAE

20 gallon
2 female bettas
6 emerald green cories

2 dogs Diesel and Hummer!
adpierin11 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 02-23-2009, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
adpierin11's Avatar
 
Are there any snails that could eat this crap for me???? Any help please....

75 gallon
1 pleco
1 OB Peac0ck
1 Yellow Lab
1 Blue Peac0ck
1 Greshakei
1 Red Peac0ck
1 Acei
1 Chailosi
1 Flameback
1 Rock Kribensis
1 CAE

20 gallon
2 female bettas
6 emerald green cories

2 dogs Diesel and Hummer!
adpierin11 is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 02-23-2009, 10:41 PM
Gold Member
 
aunt kymmie's Avatar
 
True Siamese Algae Eaters & otos, (not suggested with the cichlid stock you have) Clown pleco, bristle nose plecos... sorry but I know nothing about snails

If you don't stand up for something you'll fall for anything...
aunt kymmie is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 02-24-2009, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
New Member
 
adpierin11's Avatar
 
No my 75g is fine, the pleco and algae eater have that tank pretty well taken care of.
I am talking about the 20g with 2 female bettas and 3 cories. I am thinking the best way to go would to be add a snail....

75 gallon
1 pleco
1 OB Peac0ck
1 Yellow Lab
1 Blue Peac0ck
1 Greshakei
1 Red Peac0ck
1 Acei
1 Chailosi
1 Flameback
1 Rock Kribensis
1 CAE

20 gallon
2 female bettas
6 emerald green cories

2 dogs Diesel and Hummer!
adpierin11 is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 02-24-2009, 07:48 PM
Member
 
Lupin's Avatar
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by adpierin11 View Post
Are there any snails that could eat this crap for me???? Any help please....
I answered your other thread. Nerite snails.

Sent from my desktop or phone or whatever else I am holding on to

http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=48&dateline=125741997  2
I'm ready for the pressure.
The drama and the pleasure!
If there is one thing I want to see here, it's HUMOR.
I believe I can fly!
I believe I can touch the sky!
I think about it every night and day!
I stand in awe of my body.
Lupin is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What are the best ways to treat a BGK for ICH? trentstephens Tropical Fish Diseases 15 01-31-2007 11:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome