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Old 10-19-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
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looking for inverts

Im looking for some inverts that will clean down in my live sand argonite! Any ideas as far as crabs or snails! Thanks

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Old 10-19-2012, 04:38 PM   #2
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Nassarius snails are great for the sand bed. During the day, they bury themselves & come up at night and during feeding time. This burying & rising action is great at keeping the sand stirred, and they consume detritus & leftover food, which makes them a very beneficial addition to the CUC. Plus, they're just plain cool to watch!!

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A conch is great at cleaning sand bed. They won't go on the rocks or glass, only clean sand, but they're great at keeping sand clean!!
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I have some large nassarius snails that keep mine clean. I also have a serpeant and bristle star in my tank as well, but I wouldn't rely on them to keep things cleaned up as they require large amounts of food to stay alive. I actually feed them to ensure their survival. But the nassarius' do a great job. When my clam died they just shot out of the sandbed and were all over it.
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