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Large Algae Eaters

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Gold Nugget Plecostomus
(Baryancistrus sp.)
Starting at $69.99
…the Gold Nugget Pleco is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a finicky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the tank, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present, supplement with high quality flake food, sinking carnivore…
Longhorn Cowfish
(Lactoria cornuta)
Starting at $29.99
…the Longhorn Cowfish should be the first fish introduced in the tank. It is intolerant of other Longhorns, so keep it in a large tank, with some live rock for algae scraping. Use caution if placing the Cowfish Longhorn in a reef tank as it may nibble on tubeworms. When housed correctly, the…
Chestnut Turbo Snail
(Turbo castanea)
Starting at $1.99
…aquarium, the Chestnut Turbo Snail is equally as peaceful and useful. Most prefer ample hiding places and large amounts of room to graze, preferably amongst live rock. They will also feed on the algae covering aquarium glass. Combined with their easy care requirements, the Turbo castanae is ideal…
Nerite Snail
(Nerita sp.)
Starting at $1.99
…is an effective film algae eater, grazing on other surfaces, such as the sides of the aquarium. It is sensitive to high levels of copper-based medications and will not tolerate high nitrate levels. This is a perfect snail for the reef aquarium because it will not grow too large, and will not disturb…
Pincushion Sea Urchin, Aquacultured ORA®
(Lytechinus variegatus - Aquacultured ORA)
Starting at $19.99
Manage nuisance algae, the environmentally conscientious way with ORA® Aquacultured Variegated Pincushion Sea Urchin! This extremely effective herbivore rapidly consumes nuisance algae to help keep your reef aquarium system naturally healthy and clean.The ORA® Aquacultured Variegated Pincushion Sea…
Royal (L-191) Plecostomus
(Panaque sp.)
Starting at $34.99
…Feeding the Royal Plecostomus is not difficult since it is not a picky eater. However, plenty of driftwood should be used in the aquarium housing this fish. As previously mentioned, biological matter such as detritus and algae that forms on and inside of the wood itself makes up a major portion of…
Sailfin Plecostomus
(Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps)
Starting at $10.99
…the Sailfin Plecostomus is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present, supplement with high quality flake food, sinking carnivore…
Chinese Algae Eater
(Gyrinocheilos aymonieri)
Starting at $2.99
…the Chinese Algae Eater will defend its territory. This species of algae eater can become aggressive when they become full grown. Breeding has not been seen or been successful in an aquarium setting. There is little known about sexing the male and female.The main source of food is algae on plants,…
Button Polyp, Red People Eater
(Zoanthus sp.)
Starting at $69.99
…ideal conditions, the Red People Eater Button Polyp will multiple without difficulty in home reef aquariums by budding (splitting off a portion of their base or mouth) to increase the size of the colony. The Red People Eater Button Polyp contains the symbiotic algae zooxanthellae which satisfies…
Snowball Shrimp
(Neocaridina sp.)
Starting at $10.99
…for algae and organic debris makes the Snowball Shrimp an invaluable aquarium cleanup crew. Opaque white coloring blankets the Snowball shrimp s topside from head to tail while the underside of the shrimp and its legs appear transparent.Snowball shrimp have gained popularity thanks to their large
Green Jade Shrimp
(Neocaridina sp.)
Starting at $10.99
…pursuit for algae and organic debris makes the Green Jade Shrimp an invaluable aquarium cleanup crew. Shades of Green to Green/Yellow adorn the Green Jade shrimp s body.The Green Jade Shrimp have gained popularity thanks to their large appetite for all kinds of freshwater algae. These highly…
Diamond Shrimp
(Caridina cf cantonensis)
Starting at $10.99
…purposeful pursuit for algae and organic debris makes the Diamond Shrimp an invaluable aquarium cleanup crew. Variable colors of Black, White and Orange cover the shrimp s body.The Diamond Shrimp have gained popularity thanks to their large appetite for all kinds of freshwater algae. These highly…
Orange Rili Shrimp
(Neocaridina davidi)
Starting at $10.99
…pursuit for algae and organic debris makes the Rili Orange Shrimp an invaluable aquarium cleanup crew. Shades of Orange adorn the Rili Orange shrimp s head and tail, while the abdomen and legs are mostly transparent.The Rili Orange Shrimp have gained popularity thanks to their large appetite for…
Rili Red & Blue Shrimp
(Neocaridina davidi)
Starting at $10.99
algae and organic debris makes the Rili Red and Blue Shrimp an invaluable aquarium cleanup crew. Dark shades of red adorn the Rili Red and Blue shrimp s head and tail, while the abdomen and legs boast brilliant blue coloring.The Rili Red and Blue Shrimp have gained popularity thanks to their large
Gold Back Yellow Fire Shrimp
(Neocaridina sp.)
Starting at $8.99
…on its back which runs through the length of its body.The Gold Back Yellow Fire Shrimp have gained popularity thanks to their large appetite for all kinds of freshwater algae. These highly adaptable shrimp do well in any freshwater aquarium with good filtration and water quality. However, they will…
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