DIY hairy algea remover

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  1. Chris Delport

    Chris Delport

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    Battling to get hairy algea off rocks that can't be removed because of mushrooms and zenia and so on stuck to it is a nightmare.I decided to make a tool to wind it up with and then pull it off,so I used a baby bottle cleaner and extended it with a pvc rod.All you do is hold it next to the problem area and wind it up then pull it off.
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    The brush before use.
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    The brush after use,cleaning the algea off is quite frustrating but using a toothbrush helps.
    This doesn't really bother the fish,only my Foxface feels intimidated but he soon realised it's not a threat to him.
     
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  3. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Nice idea :thumbup:
     
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    simple idea, yet effective.
    Great! :thumbup:
     
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