- Bristlenose Plecostomus (Bristlenose plecos) Bristlenose plecos are a great addition to most aquariums.
- Siamese Algae Eater.
- Chinese Algae Eater.
- Otocinclus Catfish.
- Twig Catfish.
- Nerite Snail.
- Cherry Shrimp.
- Amano Shrimp.
What fish will keep my tank clean?
Suckermouthed catfish like Common and Sailfin Plecos, Bristlenose and Otocinclus all graze algae and will “clean” the tank of it, but they do also need food in their own right if they are to grow, stay healthy and thrive.
What big fish eat algae?
If you’re looking for a behemoth algae eater, the Sailfin Pleco may be for you. It can reach lengths of more than 19 inches! Though, 11 to 13 inches is the average for fish in captivity. Because they are so large, you’re going to need a massive tank.
What eats algae in a fish pond?
Trapdoor Snails are a great option for controlling algae. They will happily feast on pond scum, algae and eat leftover fish food that sinks to the bottom of the pond. Trapdoor Snails will also eat algae off the stems and roots of your pond plants.