turbos DO eat hair algae

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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Give Biff enough time and she'll have 240 fish in that 240 gallon tank.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Thats a little bit of an understatment aint it?:D
     
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    since you are into spending money, why not get a navarchus angelfish? Whimp!!!

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    I need to see if I'm maxed out with fish at 21. We'll take it from there...
     
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    Doc I don't work for anybody

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    how could you be maxed out at 21? you should have room for like 80 inches of fish or so in that beast. You have 20 - 4 inch fish?

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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Hmmm you're right, I don't have that many fish. My LFS tells me that in a tank this size, the little ones don't count anyways ;)

    I will look into the Navarchus.
     
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    Holy sh!t, do you see how much that fish costs? Hmmm I don't think so...
     
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    just placed my largest turbo on the only rock with hair, he bailed
     
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    Lol you guys. I have plenty of hair algae to experiment with... They dont mow down the fields of 2 inch hair algae that came on that rock from the LFS with my frogspawn on it. but they do go all over my rocks, possibly eating the smaller hair algae? I have seen both the turbos and nassarius snails cruising over that rock with a field of algae on it at night. Is it normal for turbos to hide all day and only go to work at night with the lights off? There happens to be one working on a rock right below my clam as I was reading this, so I snapped a pic, hope this helps the case doc.
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    Biff, sweetheart, the pretty fish are expensive. You should be able to find a good specimen for about $110. They are a little pricey, but SOOOO worth it

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    yes, you need one!
     
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    Doc I don't work for anybody

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    yup. that is him. pretty, huh? I think another reason why big angels are not often seen is the price and how restricitve they can be. It is a pretty big gamble to try one that may just die on you.

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    I got two turbos grazing on the same rock right now.

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    sweet. my point has been proven

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