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Old 01-25-2012, 01:59 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by joy13 View Post
Since you decided to use crushed coral you will want to keep an eye out for the nitrates. Keeping the crushed coral clean is a bit harder than sand.

I have a tiger sand conch which has done an awesome job of keeping my crushed coral substrate clean. There is definitely a marked difference between how the substrate looked before and after I got it

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Old 01-25-2012, 03:07 PM   #12
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At least 3 ppl have suggested the tiger conch. So you make four. Lol. In my 25 reef I have about 8 nassarus snails and a searpent star and they keep it under control. Worst my trites ever get is .05 and since I added the star I haven't even see them get there. Not to mention the coral blend I went with is very fine. The largest pieces are no bigger than an apple seed.

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