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inverts for marine planted tanks

Discussion in 'Marine Plants - Macroalgae' started by lulaface, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. lulaface

    lulaface Junior Poster

    Jan 23, 2008
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    Hi. I'm in the process of adding a lot of macros to my soft reef tank, and I'm concerned that I may have to get rid of some of my invertebrates to keep the new algaes from being eaten. I was wondering what snails, crabs, etc., you have had luck with. I'm hoping maybe I can move them to the refugium to eat the fast growing grape caulerpa, at least until the plants in the main tank grow large enough to withstand a little grazing. I'm very attached to my four emerald crabs, decorator crab, and large turbo snail. What have your experiences been?
  2. Tom Barr

    Tom Barr Founder
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    Jan 23, 2005
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    Turbos are fine either way.
    The critter list does not seem an issue, but do not hope they eat the Caulpera.

    Tom Barr

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