Little black thing

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  1. callie

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    Hi every one. I got 2 questions for you guys. First 1 is, will a turbo snail solve my problem with green algae growing on glass at back of my tank. Second question is, when i feed my fish is see a little black thing also feeding from flakes when it gets to bottom of tank. It looks like some sort of shrimp. I tried to take a photo but as soon as i come near the tank to take a photo, it go hide in the rocks. It's so dam quick.
    Do anybody have an idea what i could be.
     
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    Hey Callie

    I think the turbo snail will most certainly graze on the algae but its not going slove the algae problem, you would have to check your parameters to see whats causing the algae ie: Phosphates & Nitrate. As for the shrimp looking thing could be a Mantis, Pistol
    just a guess.

     
  4. callie

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    I bought myself i phosphate reactor because of phosphate reading a bid high. But i need something to eat the algae till such time the reactor do its job. Do you perhaps know of a wed site where i could have a look for type of shrimps.
     
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