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Re: duckweed control
Catherine Carney wrote:
>>I have found J. floridae to be fantastic at duckweed, old man's beard
>>algae, and hair algae irradication.
> I've had the same experience. Also, they seem to need a good deal of algaein
> their diets to do well. They do fantastic in ponds for the summer and slowly
> wither away in tanks over the winter unless they get regular additions of
> spirulina and hair algae.
Easy winter fix:
Share your table veggies with them. I like to blanch the cut-off ends of
zucchini in a little water for about a minute in the microwave. That
allows a gentle squeeze to remove most air so they sink. All pupfish,
including Flag Fish, love them.
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