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post #1 of 7 Old 11-30-2006, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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when to use algae chips?

should i always have algae chips for the pleco? how can i tell if he has enough algae to eat? how do i use algae chips without making a HUGE mess in the tank?

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post #2 of 7 Old 11-30-2006, 09:14 PM
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Yea i was wondering about the disc to pleco size and species ratio too. sombody needs to set up a chart for the weasels.
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post #3 of 7 Old 11-30-2006, 10:20 PM
i feed mine a few a day.
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post #4 of 7 Old 12-01-2006, 02:41 AM
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1 or 2 a day! I usually just put 1 in a day before i go to sleep.

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post #5 of 7 Old 12-01-2006, 08:46 AM
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1 per 3" pleco per day plus 1 if you have other bottom dwelling algae eaters (loaches love 'em). That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

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post #6 of 7 Old 12-15-2006, 02:35 AM
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one per 3 inches. that sounds about what i do, Thanks!
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post #7 of 7 Old 12-16-2006, 07:28 AM
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id have to put a hand full in mine lol

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