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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #146

on 01:48 PM 3/10/00 , Aquatic Plants Digest wrote:

>I can't tell you that you're mistaken but I can advise you to place the new
>purchases into a quarantine tank.  Aside from the obvious benefits of
>isolating newcomers, you can determine whether they're true SAEs by watching
>them closely and seeing whether they actually eat any algae.

I don't currently quarantine fish (I know it's a good idea, I just don't 
have the equipment and rarely buy new fish anyway.)

At any rate, I bought the fish from PetCo after comparing them with some 
pictures again... they're definitely genuine SAEs. And they're eating algae 
in my tanks, if that proves anything...

michael moncur   mgm at starlingtech_com   http://www.starlingtech.com/
"Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish."            -- Euripides