"Kevin & Freida Livingston" wrote...
>> Stay informed about: Clean up crew
> If I could "pick everyone's brains" for just a moment, I have a question. I
> would like to know what fish/invertabrates would make a good "clean up crew"
> (eating algae, leftover food particles, waste, etc.) for a 55 gallon tank. I
> have the following species:
> Tiger Barb,
> Albino Tiger Barb,
> Green Tiger Barb,
> Neon Tetra,
> Glow Lite Tetra,
> Red Eye Terta
> Plecostumus (I realise they eat algae but I want to give it a "boost" of
> I have bee considering adding either a dwarf crayfish, some glass shrimp,
> and even fresh water clams (but I have been talked out of that in my
> previous posts). Anyway, any suggestions on which creatures (and any special
> care tips for said creatures) would be appreciated.
african dwarf frogs do fairly well at keeping the bottom clean, granted there
are others that are better but they are a nice bit of diversion from the norm.
as for algae, a small group of oto's does well.