Removing stubborn algae from glass

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  1. f-fish

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    not the best DIY ... but man even makes the small magnet scraper useful ...

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    Later Ferdie
     
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    If one looks at the problem long enough - one might almost be embarrassed at how simple the solution is.

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    Later Ferdie
     
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    Ok my mind is not letting this go ... woke-up and first thing I pull out is the lego ...

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    Not sure why minora does not comply to the universal standard of lego hole spacing - so some things are not meshing 100%

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    Quick test (running out of thanks that I want to remove algae form) it works OK but needs a backing on the blade - the flex is a bit much.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Love you're experiments Ferdi :)keep them coming.You made my day:thumbup:.Now I know what to do with my kids legos that's always lying around.
     
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    Good one @f-fish!!

    I would probably be shot if i was caught using the lego but it is a good idea...
     
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    Totally awesome - that's really thinking out the box :thumbup:
     
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    Anything made out of Lego is awe! :cool:
     
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    Razaaq

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    And now the follow up question: Any tips on managing algae? So that they dont grow back so fast?
     
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    More plants seems to help me keep the algae down, and a couple algae eaters; I've been eyeing a large Hi Fin...
     
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    Best algae eaters are shrimps, snails and otocinclus. Big plecos don't tend to have so much of a green-tooth...

    Best is to get a light/fert balance :)
     

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