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Re: Indian Algae Eater?
>Date: Fri, 07 Nov 1997 14:07:13 -0800
>From: Walter & Jeanne Klockers <klock at olynet_com>
>Subject: Indian Algae Eater?
>While fish shopping yesterday, I stumbled upon a fish I hadn't seen
>before. There was a tank with about 100 of them. I wondered "why on
>earth would someone order so many dull-looking fish?" They were about 1"
>in length, silver in color with no black markings. Their shape and habit
>reminded me of the Walking Tetra (Characidium fasciatum). They "blipped"
>along the bottom. The owner of the store called them "Indian Algae
>Eaters," and claimed that they eat brush algae! ZOWNS!!! Anyone ever
>hear of this fish and do they *really* eat this form of algae?
Sufferin' Suckerfish!! These algae eaters sure come in many nationalities
don't they??!!! :-O