Originally Posted by Mebbid
I am generally against putting any sort of sand or miracle mud in a refugium. Unless you have the room to do a deep sand bed then there is absolutely no reason to put any sort of substrate in a refugium as it will just act as a haven for excess waste which could be easily cleaned up otherwise. Using a clean up crew is however a great idea even though they won't completely eradicate the issue. Nothing will work as well as a good siphoning out of the debris. I did see a neat gadget that worked like a HOB
filter but had a gravel vac attachment so you could remove debris from the tank without having to deal with removing water.
I was meaning if he added the glass my bad, didn't clarify. Yes I would recommend it, the Dsb
is an awesome filtration method and will probably benefit you. On top of that adding a cuc will also help.