Black Ruby Barb Eat Hair Algae?

Discussion in 'Barbs' started by Dexter84, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. Dexter84Valued MemberMember

    So i came home after been away from home in some weeks with new fish, cherry and black ruby barbs.

    But my tank was filled with hair algae :/ i think its hair algae. Small green hair on the plants like 0.5 cm and on the glass..

    Now 2 days later there is less of it. Now i can see the ruby barbs nipping on some plants, do do they eat it or eating my plant? If they do i probebly made the best deal ever :)
  2. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    Thier omnivores
    so yes they would eat some but also feed them some meaty stuff too like shrimp,bloodworms
  3. Dexter84Valued MemberMember

    Thats nice to hear! Ye ofc i feed all my fish a variaty of flakes, pellets, wafers and frozen artemia :)
  4. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    That’s good

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