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rsheets 01-07-2010 11:38 PM

Garra fish as algae eaters?
 
Does anyone have garra fish? I read that they are good algae eating fish does anyone agree? Or are there other fish out there that would be better?

kelly528 01-08-2010 02:40 PM

I have no personal experiences with them but a trusted Vancouver LFS touts them as the 'best algae eaters' on their stock-lists.

Mikaila31 01-08-2010 10:02 PM

I have six. They eat diatoms, like most other things. They don't seem very interested in the green or hair algae in their tank.

They are adorable fish though <3. I love them.


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