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What is one of the colors on a clownfish? (hint there is a clownfish on the CR logo in the top left corner of the page.)

i need some good detritus eaters any suggestions?


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    Default i need some good detritus eaters any suggestions?

    ok, so i have large detritus buildups in spots where it builds up alot. when you stir it up it clouds the water like crazy. Also beleive me its not the flow the tank is a 29g biocube and i have the stock pump, a small viaqua, and a k2. i have 13 nasarius, but i would really rather not have hermits as they kill snails. thanks,

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    bump....... lookin for some suggestions

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    You might want to try nassarius snails they will bury themselves in the sand and keep it stirred up a little

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    You might want to try nassarius snails they will bury themselves in the sand and keep it stirred up a little
    He's got 13 already in his tank~that's a good question though DC~what about a sand sifting star?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MizTanks View Post
    He's got 13 already in his tank~that's a good question though DC~what about a sand sifting star?
    arent those super hard to keep and in a tank like mine wouldnt it starve rather quickly?

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    Their care is pretty simple~but would get to big for your tank~sorry~what's yer fish stock like~I know there's a goby out there that sifts the sand too.

    http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...195&pcatid=195
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    YWG, baby banggai, tailspot, yellowhead jaw. p.s. the YWG is boring but no way i could catch him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by demonclownfish View Post
    YWG, baby banggai, tailspot, yellowhead jaw. p.s. the YWG is boring but no way i could catch him.

    http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...195&pcatid=195

    very sweet looking fish!
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    ive thought abotu that one before but looks like a moldy turd to me(no offence) lol. i really want a fancy gumdrop coral croucher

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    Once a week I use a turkey baster to blow these areas of stagnate flow so that to suspend the detritus. This way it makes it to my filtration area and so that the skimmer can more readily remove it. I also have a Knano in my sump near my skimmer to keep the crap in suspension so the skimmer can get to it!

    I also simulate a 'Hurricane' every 4th or 5th water change. I do this by holding a power head and moving it around the tank blasting the rocks of their holes and the nooks and crannies. I then do a 10-15 gallon water change.
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