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Re: Otos and Algae
Chuck H said about Otos:
> I suspect they go after everything in the "mat" whether it's algae,
> bacterial film, or micro fauna. These little guys seem to be
> for the most part.
Could be, but I have sen the work on cler glass when there was (I'll
admit it) a variety of algae present elsewhere. Upon further
reflection, I suppose my original comment wasn't well thought out.
Better to have asked:
What are they attracted to eat -- instinctively or -- god bless their
little brains -- cognitively?
What provides them their needed nutrition?
It occurs to me that algae might not figure into either answer, or one
> I can't talk them into eating hair algae, though.
Do cat(fish) get hair (algae) balls?
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