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 #7504  by Algae In Space
 26 May 2019 22:30
I see! Well at least they don't waste anything. Guess I have to wait a bit longer for offspring then :upset:
 #7505  by opae ula related
 27 May 2019 22:19
Algae In Space wrote:I see! Well at least they don't waste anything. Guess I have to wait a bit longer for offspring then :upset:
If you look carefully, the egg breaks apart in the mouth. : (
 #7506  by Algae In Space
 29 May 2019 11:11
opae ula related wrote: 27 May 2019 22:19
Algae In Space wrote:I see! Well at least they don't waste anything. Guess I have to wait a bit longer for offspring then :upset:
If you look carefully, the egg breaks apart in the mouth. : (

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 #7634  by Algae In Space
 11 Jun 2019 20:52
Hair algae is slowly spreading :nerner: What should I do? Rescaping not an option. Rocks glued. Otherwise I would just have used hot water. If I try and remove phosphate and nitrate the "good algae" will go away too... The light really is not to bright... I don't think that's the cause. The hair algae has somehow overgrown the "good algae patches".
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 #7635  by odin
 11 Jun 2019 20:59
Snails and less feeding!


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 #7636  by Algae In Space
 12 Jun 2019 10:02
I feed super little. Might as well feed 0 now. Do the trumped snails actually eat hair algae???
 #7637  by odin
 12 Jun 2019 12:45
I’d go with zebra nerite snails as they won’t breed and are bigger, if you pull out all the long stuff they just go about eating most of the algae and hair algae.


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 #7638  by Algae In Space
 12 Jun 2019 14:42
odin wrote: 12 Jun 2019 12:45 I’d go with zebra nerite snails as they won’t breed and are bigger, if you pull out all the long stuff they just go about eating most of the algae and hair algae.

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Right! But they lay EGGS :nerner: :nerner: :nerner: Maybe it's time for some nerites then...

By the way: Is it true that they can not reproduce in brack? Anyone had offspring?
 #7645  by Vorteil
 12 Jun 2019 18:50
Stop feeding is proably the best way + picking it by hand. I would not use any chemicals to deal with it like phosphate remover. I have one tank that started to get a lot of it due to feeding. I knew it would happen but since I had quite a lot in the 5 gallon tank I wanted to be sure that there was enough algae to sustain them. I have done a water change which has helped. I don't feed any of my tanks not even a little. Just do a water change. It won't hurt & I believe it will help over time.
 #7647  by Algae In Space
 12 Jun 2019 19:46
Right you are fellas! Thanks for the advice! I'll do a water change, stop feeding, pick by hand and wait. If this all fails I'll get a nerite or two :cool:
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