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Old 11-24-2012, 10:40 PM   #141
 
Yeah unfortunately it seems that way with the chromis. Too bad really because there really cool looking in a big school. But that's damselfish right? Might be an excuse to start a nano though with those two not getting along. My Margaritas are massive now. They eat tons of algae and keep the tank cleaned out.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:45 PM   #142
 
Yeah, those things are voracious on algae. My fear ir what happens when that food supply is gone?

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Yeah unfortunately it seems that way with the chromis. Too bad really because there really cool looking in a big school. But that's damselfish right? Might be an excuse to start a nano though with those two not getting along. My Margaritas are massive now. They eat tons of algae and keep the tank cleaned out.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:47 PM   #143
 
Not gonna happen, unless you get to many for the tank.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:41 PM   #144
 
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So my LFS missed a shipment and they were very low on stock. I grabbed 5 margarita and a few more nassarius snails. Also got a few blue legged hermits. Everyone is going to town allthough im scared this no one is going to eat my green stuffs. I just manually removed some but its really hard to do so even with snippers. Here is a pic before i started the hair cut.

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Old 11-25-2012, 06:50 PM   #145
 
I would imagine the hermits will chow that stuff. Also I forgot to mention but I also have an emerald crab and when I got him I was just finishing up my diatom bloom and had some hair algae which he cleaned up in a week or two. Some people say they'll get into corals but mine hasn't bothered any. Only thing he does though is if there's a small or unstable rock he is strong enough to move it. Reason i'm saying is an emerald crab would definitely eat that stuff.
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:02 PM   #146
 
Man, thats not looking good. I'm thinkin Bryopsis now. Yikes. Need to start thinking about killing that stuff if the snails and hermits don't put a dent in it.
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Man, thats not looking good. I'm thinkin Bryopsis now. Yikes. Need to start thinking about killing that stuff if the snails and hermits don't put a dent in it.

Yup thats what im thinking. Ill give it a few days but then im gonna buy some Mg and start increasing. If necessary ill move the inverts out to the QT if the Mg will hurt them. Ill hold off on the blood shrimp too as I doubt he will make a dent in this stuff from what im reading.
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:08 PM   #148
 
Yea def do the MAG treatment.
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:41 PM   #149
 
I was just doing some reading. Would some scarlet hermit crabs help out on that? They also seem to like quite a wide range of algaes.
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:26 AM   #150
 
You'd need a HUGE amount of them, as this stuff grows pretty quick. Tangs would make short work of it, but we don't have any here.
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