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Old 01-16-2012, 03:58 PM   #1
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how to i get my sand cleaner
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Old 01-16-2012, 03:59 PM   #2
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how to i get my sand cleaner
Maybe get a Fish that dwells in the bottom that enjoys sand?
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Maybe get a Fish that dwells in the bottom that enjoys sand?
what fish do that im a real novice
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:00 PM   #4
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Depends...are you feeding too much? Doing you're PWCs?

Then get some sand sifters, cuc...or just vacuum it up when you do your pwcs.
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Depends...are you feeding too much? Doing you're PWCs?

Then get some sand sifters, cuc...or just vacuum it up when you do your pwcs.
i had been doing water checks 5 gallons of my 30 gallons every other month
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i'm assuming you mean water changes?

And if you're doing them ever other month...that's way too long to go without a pwc. You should be doing it at least everyother week to start out with.
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ok so every other week is 5gallons good
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ok so every other week is 5gallons good
Hard to say.... What size is your tank?
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I like doing 10-15% every week personally. But i'll probably start doing it everyother week now that my nitrate issue is under control.

So 5 gallons everyother week should be ok. What are your water parameters?
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Hard to say.... What size is your tank?
20 gallons it has been runin for 2 years but was neglected for a while and algae built up
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