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Old 08-08-2005, 10:18 PM   #1
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I am starting to notice a fair amount of detrius collection in my sump where the live rock rubble is and the compartment where the skimmer is. I would like to get some creatures to put in with the LR rubble to eat the detrius. Any ideas?
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You sure its not just rock pcs created by the little critters living in/on it and scavenging/scraping for food? What critter is causing the detritus in the sump? Or is it coming from the main sonehow?

How's your nitrates. Might not be detritus?
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