Does Petco sell algae eaters?

Plecos and Chinese Algae Eaters are both well-known Algae Eaters. These vigorous Algae Eaters make excellent natural freshwater aquarium cleaners….Shipping Fees and Schedule.

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What do algae eaters eat when there is no algae?

While algae eaters subsist mainly on algae and decaying plant matter, in order to be healthy, they require a vegetable supplement to their diet. In addition to offering spirulina flakes or algae wafers, offer your algae eaters fresh vegetables once in a while.

WHAT DOES Petco do with unwanted fish?

Registered. Yes, The fish here in holding tank’s for plant’s are those unwanted, or sick. If the fish are healthy and just unwanted,Petco here will give em away with assurance of proper care.

Do algae eaters need a pump?

You can add live plants as another form of shelter, they will also help to keep the water clean. Though they will eat vegetation, they probably won’t eat your plants. If needed you can use an air/water pump to make the current stronger. They need a well-lit environment, so standard aquarium lighting should be fine.

What is the lifespan of an algae eater?

around 10 years
The typical Chinese Algae Eater lifespan is around 10 years. This makes them a fish that’s better suited for aquarists who are interested in making a reasonable commitment. Casual hobbyists might do better owning a species with a shorter lifespan.

How long does it take for a algae eater to grow?

Depending on those four factors you may have a fully grown fish in six months or it could take a couple of years.

What is the best algae eater for a pond?

10 Best Pond Algae Eaters

  • 1) Siamese Algae Eater.
  • 2) Common Pleco.
  • 3) Pond Loach.
  • 4) Koi Fish & Goldfish.
  • 5) Grass Carp.
  • 6) Mollies & Guppies.
  • 7) Otocinclus Catfish.
  • 8) Chinese High-Fin Banded Shark.

What can I do with unwanted pet fish?

Several alternatives exist for getting rid of an unwanted fish. Individuals should consider returning it to a local pet shop for resale or trade, or giving it to another hobbyist including an aquarium in a professional office, museum, school, nursing home or to a public aquarium or zoological park.

Does Petco take back dead fish?

Please do not mail any specimens back to Petco. Live Fish & Invertebrates refunds may only be given by contacting Customer Service and cannot be given at any Petco store location. Live Fish & Invertebrates CANNOT be returned to any Petco or Unleashed by Petco stores.

What fish will clean the bottom of my tank?

The Synodontis Lucipinnis is part of the catfish family, which means they are also nocturnal. These fish are great cleaners and will happily clean the bottom of your tank. When they are smaller sized they will swim about mid-way up and to the top of your tank.

What is the smallest algae eater?

Malaysian Trumpet Snail
Malaysian Trumpet Snail (Scientific Name: Melanoides tuberculata) One of the smallest algae eaters on this list, the Malaysian trumpet snail grows under 1 inch in length. These snails have long shells that come to a point and they can be found in a variety of different colors.

Do algae eaters eat poop?

Snails, cory cats, plecos, algae eaters etc do not eat fish poop. Unless you have huge amounts of algae on everything in your tank, you need to be feeding your “cleanup crew” as well.