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LizStreithorst

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Catching Siamese algae eaters
« on: June 28, 2020, 05:19:59 pm »
Is there any way to do it without draining my tank down close to the bottom, removing removable plants and sponges and chasing them around my 125 Rainbowfish tank?  I have 6 in there and they have done a job on my black hair algae.  I'd rather catch 3 of them and move them to my 100 gallon tank multi species tank where I'm having a problem with it.  If there is no easy way I'll just have the LPS get more for me but I'd rather put what I have to good use.
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 06:16:01 pm »
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 06:51:44 pm »
That sounds interesting, Greg.  Have you ever seen a container like that?  I haven't.
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2020, 07:03:49 pm »
Seek and ye shall find.  I discovered this on Amazon.  It's for food storage so it should be fish safe.  https://www.amazon.com/mDesign-Plastic-Stackable-Storage-Container/dp/B01LXA8IAV?ref_=fsclp_pl_dp_9  Shoot, I may even be able to catch some of the smaller snots in the tank.
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2020, 07:09:24 pm »
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2020, 07:26:59 pm »
Wow, that's it exactly.  I just got the cheap one on E bay.  Thanks a million.
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2020, 08:19:36 pm »
You're welcome.
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2020, 11:15:23 pm »
Did you get your trap yet?   ;D
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2020, 06:39:20 am »
no, dang it.
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2020, 02:48:39 pm »
I just got a shipping update on the stupid thing which may or may not work.  It Won't be here until next Wed.  Does that suck or what?
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Re: Catching Siamese algae eaters
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2020, 02:56:35 pm »
...definitely sucks!....
Even duct tape can't fix stupid ... but it can muffle the sound...and zip ties, properly applied, can reduce the movement!

 

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