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Old 01-19-2009, 09:22 PM   #11
 
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I have had really good experiance with CAE. The ones i have had always do a good job cleaning and arent agressive when older MAYBE bc they had a big space? I dont know I just think the ones that all look like the regular plecos dont as good of a job.
Regular ones would be common plecos. These do not do a good job consuming algae rather they prefer other food options. You are looking for bristlenose plecos, Sturisoma panamense, L010a or clown plecos (Panaque maccus).
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Old 01-20-2009, 08:56 PM   #12
 
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Even Mystery snails wouldnt do good? O and my water is 0 hardness by thy way I tested it today. Ph is 7.2

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Old 01-20-2009, 11:49 PM   #13
 
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Your water conditions are far from ideal for healthy shell growth.
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Old 01-21-2009, 03:14 PM   #14
 
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Well darn I really like mystery snails Thanks for all the help.
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