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Old 04-19-2007, 04:16 PM   #1
 
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i don't know if anyone has them here but they just don't get enough press :D i've personally have both false and true ffs without any problems whatsoever and they eat the fuzzy algae which nothing else will touch
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Old 04-19-2007, 07:58 PM   #2
 
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LOL-The flying foxes just don't eat the algae diligently compared to the wee true SAEs.;)
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Old 04-20-2007, 01:23 PM   #3
 
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ive never actully seem saes for sale anywere i dont really have algae problems anyway i just think there overlooked considering most people would rather go for the big "sharks" and all the problems that go with them
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Old 04-20-2007, 05:25 PM   #4
 
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ive never actully seem saes for sale anywere i dont really have algae problems anyway i just think there overlooked considering most people would rather go for the big "sharks" and all the problems that go with them
Oh, I see what you mean.:) It's the false SAEs here that seem rarer than the true ones.:)
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Old 04-21-2007, 07:26 AM   #5
 
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i have a flyin fox called Biggles!! hes a lovely fish. i saw 1 in the lfs tank that was set up and i fell in love with it. i just had to have 1, so as soon as i had room i went and got 1 and hes great fun!
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Old 04-21-2007, 11:07 AM   #6
 
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the only diff between flying fox and false flying foxes is color i never had any algea problems to "test" them on fff are mostly brown while tff are yellow/black,white mine are greedy and eat until they balance on there beliies
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:42 PM   #7
 
i have a false flying fox, and he does a good job at cutting down the little algae. he can be seen nibbling at the glass etc... surprised yours doesnt.
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