Algae Eaters

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Jameseyy, Jul 18, 2017.

  1. Jameseyy

    JameseyyValued MemberMember

    I have a 58 Litre aquarium (apparently 19G?) with 3 Peppered Corydoras which I plan on increasing to 6 and a BN which I'm planning on rehoming as soon as I can. I'm hoping to find an algae eater that is happy on its own and will go in my tank.
  2. maggie thecat

    maggie thecatWell Known MemberMember

    In a tank that small you should be looking at nerite snails and ammao shrimp.
  3. OP

    JameseyyValued MemberMember

    Will they eat diatoms?
  4. el337

    el337Fishlore LegendMember

    Yes, both eat diatoms.
  5. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    You actually have a 15 gallon tank. What are the dimensions?
  6. OP

    JameseyyValued MemberMember

    I thought so, but someone told me it was actually 19G. Dimensions are 24" long by 12" wide by 15"deep
  7. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    Okay, dimensions tell me you have a 19 gallon tank (72 liters), so I'll stick with 19 gallons not 15 gallons. Dimensions don't lie.

    So, up the peppered cories to 8. And yeah, rehome the BN.
  8. Anders247

    Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Agreed with AK.

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