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Do catfish eat algae in ponds?

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Catfish can be aggressive. They may attack and eat other fish of their size or crustaceans, which can be dangerous depending on what fish already exist in your pond. ... Catfish will also snack heavily on different algae, but could also eat your expensive koi food and bully out your koi.

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