can i put chaeto algae in display tank ?

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    minajaguar

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    can i put chaeto algae in display tank ?
    because i have no sump and wanna reduce my nitrate this way ...
    what do u think ???
     
    minajaguar, Sep 26, 2012
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    Yep, you most certainly can. :)
     
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    Yes. If you want to keep it in one place, you can take a clear plastic container and punch a bunch of holes in it for water flow. It won't keep all of it together, but it will be better than nothing.
     
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    I got a small plastic bucket make many openings in it for water flow and will fix it in the corner of the tank .. then put in it chaeto ... will i need to cut them when it grow more out side the bucket ????
     
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    Yes, if the chaeto starts growing well, you will have to remove some of it once in a while to give it more space to grow.
     
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    This seems kinda like a cool idea couse when the chaeto starts growing out of the bucket you can have tangs in there picking at it. If your tank was bigger that is.
     
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    I've used a clear plastic container with holes to hold cheato in my main display. The trick is to make sure there is strong flow thru the cheato -if not the cheato will grow red slime on it.
     
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