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Old 02-22-2011, 05:59 PM   #11
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Yes, but what kind of fish do you have? If there is waste gathering that your sump and skimmer aren't getting then there is a problem. You may have too much bio load, you could be over feeding. What size tank is it, what kind of fish do you have? These are things we have to know to help you.
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What is the best thing for cleaning sand would it be gobys or shrimp, snails, and crabs if so what crabs I need a larger size thanks
I would suggest all of the above. My only problem with a sand sifting star is that usually will starve to death because most sand beds will be depleted of fauna necessary to keep the sand sifting star alive. It will happen in a very short period of time.
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He has two posts on this and still won't say why crabs won't work, he just keeps saying my fish will eat crabs. But then says he needs to know large crab species. Then he said he doesn't have algae problems, it's waste.
Please post some pics, and details so that people on here can help you. I am not saying that I can, but a lot of guys on here have a lot of experience, like Melosu up there with 12 years in this hobby.
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Maybe he needs a dyson lol .....

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Old 02-22-2011, 06:58 PM   #15
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I have had the same sand sifting star for about two years now i got him at a small size and he has grew a bit bigger not huge maybe its in the type of sand we use i knoe there's not many choice's in that but it's only a sugestion i havent done much research on them myself but they seem to be very slow growing maybe different species pf this type of star can survive longer in shallow sand beds like mine is about 2.5 maybe 3 inches deep .......

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sand sifter star and nassarius snails
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