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Hi Fin Sharks for Algae Control

Posted by akarinz (My Page) on
Thu, May 22, 14 at 15:10

Like everyone else, I struggled with spring time string/algae bloom. I used an algaecide, which I hated, because I saw it was hard on the fish.

Every time I would go to different koi places, I would ask what they do for algae control. Two months ago, I was told about hi fin sharks. I purchased a couple of baby hi fin sharks (not really sharks). I have no string algae whatsoever and wish I had found these a long time ago.

Anyone else have any experience with these?

Karin


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RE: Hi Fin Sharks for Algae Control

are these them?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_high_fin_banded_shark


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RE: Hi Fin Sharks for Algae Control

Yes, those are the ones...and still no string algae this year. They stay on the bottom and sides of the pond. When I think of all the years I struggled with string algae...I'm so glad I got them.


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