How do I get rid of green spot algae in my aquarium?
Spot algae can only be mechanically removed. On glass tanks, scraping with a razor blade is very effective. Sharp objects should not be used in acrylic aquariums. Instead, use a plastic razor, cloth pad, or a very gentle scouring pad.
Will Plecos eat green spot algae?
Plecos can readily handle gold or green slime. Their tough, rough lips will reduce green dot algae to a certain extent, as well.
Is green algae good for fish?
Green algae are considered as “good” algae but their growth should be kept under control so they won’t deprive the fish of nutrients. Some aquarists let green algae thrive to serve as a dietary source for their fish.