Do Oto's Eat All Types Of Algae? Question

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by TagTeam, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. TagTeamValued MemberMember

    My Otos were chowing down when I had brown diatom but my tank has transitioned from diatom to Green Spot Algae and they're acting hungry and rarely seem to be eating the algae. I'm guessing I need to get algae wafers, but I was hoping they'd continue to be a clean up crew for all types of algae.
  2. sleowValued MemberMember

    In my experience they don't touch green spot algae (the hard stuff) or hair algae. If your brown diatoms are gone, I would start supplementing with veggies or algae wafers.
  3. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

    They will only eat soft algae like dust algae and diatoms.
  4. Discus-TangWell Known MemberMember

    There is no fish that eats all algae, unfortunately:(
  5. TagTeamValued MemberMember

    Thank you everyone!
    I just put some zucchini in tonight with fingers crossed

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