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    red slime algae who eats that?

    what type of critter or fish eat red slime algea?

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    actually thats probaly CYNOBACTERIA and I don;t think to many critters eat that stuff. Its a sign of either newtank,lowflow,overfeeding and possible overbioload[to many fish]. any of these could cause this.

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    my tank is 5 months old .only 1 hippo tang with cleaning crew,i do about 650 gph om my 65 gallon aga reef ready tank,i do tend to feed a bit more than a pinch but that tang can eat,and i mean eat.

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    what about the top crown snail?

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    Conchs eat it off the sandbed. I have a strawberry conch that seems to actually prefer it. I believe they are in stock here at Aquaria Canada right now too.

    Fighting conchs will eat it but these guys have a tendency to spend a lot of time "hibernating" under the sand. My queen conch will eat it but only if there's nothing better around.
    Susan

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    Do you use alot of buffers?do you use ro water?Those can be a contributing factor to your algea,did you check your phosphate?
    Derik...

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