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RE: Gardneri Tankmates



How about a credit card or the plastic spatulas sold in auto body stores for
spreading fiberglass resin?

-----Original Message-----
From: David Lains [mailto:david at zfin_org]
Sent: Friday, January 10, 2003 1:59 PM
To: killietalk at aka_org
Subject: RE: Gardneri Tankmates


Chris

Acrylic yarn works well also.  Take the spawning mop and use it to clean the
front of the tank.

Best Fishes
David Lains <}}}><

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><{{{>From: owner-killietalk at aka_org [mailto:owner-killietalk at aka_org]On
><{{{>Behalf Of Chris Browning
><{{{>Sent: Friday, January 10, 2003 11:50 AM
><{{{>To: killietalk at aka_org
><{{{>Subject: Re: Gardneri Tankmates
><{{{>
><{{{>
><{{{>
><{{{>Yes, Scotchbrite is great on glass, but this is a plstic
><{{{>Eclipse aquarium, no scothbrite for it(the only reason I am
><{{{>looking for some type of algae eater for it). I have yet to
><{{{>find something that didn't scratch the glass and didn't take
><{{{>an amazing amount of scrubbing at the same time. I guess I'll
><{{{>have to stick with using my fingernail(everything else thus
><{{{>far will scratch it).
><{{{> Wright Huntley <jwwiii at pacbell_net> wrote:Algae on glass is
><{{{>best removed with a "Scotchbrite" scrubber (rough side)
><{{{>o/e. For other algae, many livebearers and *J. floridae* can
><{{{>do a good job.
><{{{>Use only female American-Flag Fish as males get mean when in
><{{{>a breeding mood.
><{{{>
><{{{>Except for Otos and SAEs most sucker-mouth fish eat almost no
><{{{>algae and have
><{{{>that feature for clinging to rocks in swift streams (or
><{{{>sucking slime as
><{{{>with CAEs). The Siamese Algae Eater would do well with GAR,
><{{{>but like any
><{{{>other fish, will eat eggs and maybe babies. Other scavengers,
><{{{>like Corys,
><{{{>will eat more eggs than detritus. Great with your male GARs, tho.
><{{{>
><{{{>Wright
><{{{>
><{{{>Chris Browning wrote:
><{{{>> Has anyone out there had any success keeping some type of a
><{{{>scavanger
><{{{>> with Gardneri? I have a 12 gallon with a few males in it(no
><{{{>females), and
><{{{>> the tank tends to get dirty quite often(due to the sand substrate I
><{{{>> assume). It has a couple rock formations, quite a few
><{{{>plants, and I plan
><{{{>> on adding more to the point that it's a jungle in there.
><{{{>Recently, some
><{{{>> algae started showing up on the glass, and I'm looking for
><{{{>something to
><{{{>> clean it up. I doubt there is much I can keep with them as
><{{{>they tend to
><{{{>> try and eat everything, but I thought I would see if anyone
><{{{>had any ideas
><{{{>> anyways.
><{{{>>
><{{{>> Thanks!
><{{{>>
><{{{>>
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