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Old 10-01-2010, 02:32 AM   #1
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Sand sifters

Just wondering what you guys feel are the best sand sifting fish?
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i like gobeys
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Gobies and Jawfish do a great job. Also you can look into Nassarius snails and sand sifting stars. The star fish will eat a lot of the flora and fauna in the sand bed so keep that in mind.
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Is there one of the gobies or jawfish that does a better job than the others? I like the golden head
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I don't have experience with that many different kinds but i have had more then one diamond goby and they are great sand sifters.
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My orange diamond watchman was a beast. Started sifting the minute he got up all the way till the lights went out.
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The sleeper banded or bullet goby is the best sifter in the business. Here is mine

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Old 10-02-2010, 12:19 AM   #8
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do all watchmen gobys perch? im trying to find something to go through my sand that wont make tunnels as i didn't set my rock on the bottom of the tank.
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My pink spotted does both. He sifts just not as much as my bullet goby.
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