Miz they only eat flatworms. And nothing else, so when he's done in my tank. Back to the lfs or off to a fellow reefers tank to keep working.
I guess you could have one, but you'd have to keep breeding flatworms in another tank to keep it fed. Great nudi, just not a long term occupant.
There are a few other nudis that just eat types algae, but again after they clean your tank, you'd have to keep adding algae and hope they don't starve.
There specialized diet really makes them hard to keep long term.
Though Miz with your dedication you'd find a way to make one happy.
I should try another one of these. I bought one and it started eating flat worms immediately. All looked good, watched it crawl behind a rock and never saw it again. I've still got plenty of flat worms so maybe its worth another shot.
Well...woke up today and saw something kinda weird and scary floating in my tank today. So I sucked it out. No it wasn't Slugo, but it was Slugo's egg sack. (thanks Shannon for enlightening me). Still hard at work and happy enough to lay eggs. Tank is about 90% clean of all flat worms now.
Yes they do, however once the flatworms are gone you have to find it a new home. Or they starve to death, don't buy one unless your tank is heavily infested. There are other solutions for minor outbreaks...my tank did not have a minor outbreak.
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