The juvenile algae eating American Flag fish has the unique talent of eating algae of various kinds that are typical of clogging a tank. This fish feeds on brown, black beard algae, green thread algae, hair/string algae and blanketweed algae.
We recommend supplementing diet with New Life Spectrum Community Formula that can be found at Fish Food. The juvenile Algae eating American Flag fish will grow up to 2 inches. They can be aggressive towards smaller fish, so tank them with equal or larger sized fish.