Cory or small pleco?
Hello All, I have a 10 gallon planted tank with 4 Neons, 4 Silvertips, and 2 Platties. I am going through some sort of diatom problem right now and i was wonder if purchasing a cory cat or a pleco would help? I was wondering if it would be too much for the tank to handle? Thanks.
If I were you, I'd buy:
2 neons (they like a group of 6, minimum)
2 silver tips (same reason)
Are you sure its diatoms and not poop?
Back on topic: Cories do not eat algae and also like to be in groups.
"small plecos" (like bristlenose) eat some algae, but produce too much waste to be an option. Ottos LOVE diatoms, but will starve once the diatoms are gone. They're also sensative to water params.
Diatoms usually go away after some time, but adding some snails might help. I'd reccomend nerites since they won't breed.
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