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Old 08-13-2014, 03:57 PM   #1
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When to add cleanup crew

My 29g tank is newly cycled and just added a pair of oscellaris clownfish. I am not sure when and how fast to add cuc. I have yet to see any algae in the tank. Only hitchhikers I see are Copepods. Can I add maybe some cerith snails and nassarius snails now. Really would also like a few blue leg hermit crabs but hear mixed reviews. Would love a few shrimp but want to wait till tank is more stable.

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You can add some snails and hermits now if you want, just remember that there will need to be something for them to eat. Just don't over do it, they don't eat much most of the time.
Inverts like snails, hermits, and shrimp have an extremely low bioload and won't make any changes towards this.
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