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Re: [APD] Re:brush algae

Sometimes they'll take a nice bite right out of the
coffeefolia, especially the new tender leaves. But it's a
small price to pay.  ;-)

--- REDRAGON40 at aol_com wrote:

> I tried something I read in an old issue of TFH, rosey
> barbs.  I had 
> purchased a large coffeefolia for $1  covered with brush.
>  I put it in an established 
> tank after removing the other plants, put in three rosies
> and within a week, 
> they had it grazed to the nubs.  I knoiw it doesn't get
> rid of it completely, 
> and not all tanks can contain rosy barbs, however, brush
> algae no longer alarms 
> me, because if it does show up, I will just find some way
> to let my rosies 
> clean it off.

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