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Re: [APD] diatom bloom?

> On 7/17/06, Wise, Nicholas <Nicholas_Wise at eon-us.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Anything I can or should do about the unwanted growth on 
> the leaves?
> >
> > otocinclus catfish love diatomaceous algae
> >
> > problem solved
> I expected that answer -- it was my first thought -- so I 
> suppose I should mention that I am unwilling at the moment to 
> add fish.  We're moving in a month or so.  I set up this tank 
> to take care of overflow from breeding cichlids.
Then just let it finish it's course.  Diatoms are almost always
associated with "new tank syndrome".  All my tanks go through, but they
usually settle down and it clears.


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