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Old 07-21-2010, 01:09 PM   #1
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Cleaning Crew?

I have a 55 gal reef tank and was wondering how many snails/crabs (any cleaning crew members) should i have? is there some sort of number u should have per gallon?
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Old 07-21-2010, 01:16 PM   #2
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It all depends on what your tank is like. If you have tons of algae, don't just dump like 100 in, because they will eat it all really quick, but then at least half will die off. Start lower then you think, maybe 10-15 assorted things, wait 1-2 weeks, and if they haven't made any sort of dent in your problems, add 5-10 more and repeat.
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alright thanks jimbo... good points thanks for the insight!
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You may want to start a discussion with John Maloney (one of our sponsors). Your timing couldn't be better. He started this thread a few days ago. Clean up Crew Sale with Free shipping!
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Go with John at Reefcleaners you cant go wrong
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I agree with jimbo. Start slow then add as needed. Then you won't buy anything for nothing.
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