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Old 05-02-2009, 10:36 AM   #1
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I wonder if I need more cleaners..

I read about the ratio of gallons per...critter i guess but that really doesnt apply well to my tank. my tank is 47 gal but its tall so I dont have a lot of surface area for them to cover, I currently have like 8 hermints, blue and red, not the fire red just the dark versions.. probably like 7 nassarius snails and 2 turbo's 1 zebra and 1 mexican and 1 emerald carb, he was a free hitchhiker.

these are a couple pics of the tank so far so you can get an idea if the height vs width...am i wrong if going with a smaller cleaner crew or should I add some or something specific like a brittle star or sand sifting star or what?
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What you have is okay for now. Just watch and see what happens. You can add more later if you need to.
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Your tank is too small for a sand sifting star. He would wipe out your fauna in the sand bed pretty quick and starve to death.
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