Suitable snail for 3 gallon?
Posted 25 February 2012 - 10:56 PM
10 gal reef
numerous picos with weird and wonderful inverts
2.5 gal FW (my first and only FW) with dwarf frog, ghost shrimp, plants
1 amazing jabbering African Grey parrot
Posted 25 February 2012 - 11:01 PM
Getting back to the fact you aren't sure why you're getting algae. Have you tested the water you're using for top-off and for water changes? I'm going to say that the vast majority of algae outbreaks can be traced back to the source water.
Posted 26 February 2012 - 05:54 AM
Depending how things looks you may need to manually remove it
After the fact snail/crab/anything additions to remove algae work about 10% of the time-usually they don't go where you want them to
link me to a thread with color pics of a 1 gallon or smaller reef with stony corals pre-2001 (not Victorian reefs we already knew) and I'll PayPal you $50. We want to locate and verify the first pico reefs using artificial sw
Posted 26 February 2012 - 06:27 AM
Reefin' ain't easy.
Posted 26 February 2012 - 06:53 AM
+1 Nerite is my favorite snail and the Tapestry Nerite Snail sold by Reefs2go is the best choice for a Pico. They are small, attractive, great survival and will stay in the tank, best of all do a good job cleaning the algae from your rocks.
Edited by Deano, 26 February 2012 - 06:54 AM.