Gymnogeophagus Terrapurpura Growout!

The Masked Shadow

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I got 3 Flagfish to eat the hair algae that is growing. Added another floating plant kind of like duckweed. This is what it looks like in big clumps in my 55 heated tank.

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What plant is that floating in your 55G tank?
 

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I was wondering the same. It’s like a duckweed, but a fern. It’s clumpey, and probably an inch and A half thick.
 

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Where did you get it? If bought at a store, why not ask the name of it?
 

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Where did you get it? If bought at a store, why not ask the name of it?
At a pond shop. It’s kind of big. Like, 100,000 gallons of ponds with koi. I asked the guy, and he said it was some kind of floating fern. It’s all over in the smaller tubs
 
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Added 3 Flagfish for hair algae. The vibrant fins are so captivating 😵💫. This is the same dominant male. They are now just reaching an inch and a half or so.

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Hair algae is tough in a glass tank that doesn’t stay in the shade. If you get much direct sunlight you need massive quantity of plants in order to really beat the algae. The flagfish were a good move/ another interesting occupant for your glass pond - and those gymnos are so funny to watch do there thing. Tons of attitude.
 
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