- - wierd black spot algae?
|SinCrisis ||08-08-2008 02:24 AM |
wierd black spot algae?
my fish tank has been growing this brown algae on the glass walls and for a while my chinese algae eater kept them in check but then the algae eater died and i couldn't get a new one for a while and the algae covered all my walls. Then they started growing these black spots and the new otos i got for the tank cant seem to eat it. Does anyone know what the balck spots are and if they can harm my fish?
|Pasfur ||08-08-2008 06:56 AM |
Just sounds like typical algae growth to me. The black develops on top of the green. If you are having a hard time getting the algae off, using a razor blade helps and easily removes algae from glass.
|SinCrisis ||08-08-2008 06:00 PM |
will my otos be able to eventually eat it off or will i need to get it off myself?
|jeaninel ||08-08-2008 07:37 PM |
I believe ottos will only eat certain algaes, like the softer ones. That hard spot algae you'll need to scrape off yourself.
|SinCrisis ||08-08-2008 09:56 PM |
thanks... >.< off to the store to get an algae scrubber
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