Re: Re: NANFA-- Grass Carp

John Bongiovanni (
Sun, 15 Jun 2003 14:05:52 -0500

In the aquarium the Florida Flag Fish is the best know algae and plant eater. Fundulus notatus and olivacious are voracious algae and plant eaters as well. I have watched F. notatus munch away at Black beard algae, ripping it off the plants. I have also seen to a lesser degree, F. chrysotus taking nips from Hgophila polysperma.


> Are there any native plant-eating freshwater fish [not just algae] in
> North America?
> Tony
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