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Old 03-09-2005, 04:04 PM   #1
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yellow tang poop

I saw my yellow tang poo the other day. The poop is still in the same place on the substrate as when it landed. I have found a few more pieces too. I have a mixed sand / crushed coral substrate. What can I do about this? I am about the get a few hermits. Would that help? Or do I even need to worry about this? Thanks.
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good water flow will help get that into the filters, but that kinda poop is normal for tangs. Hermits should help.
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I would siphon it up.
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I siphon mine up to but man for a little fish, WOW, looks like he would explode or something, lol
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Old 03-11-2005, 11:17 AM   #6
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A banded serpent star (age of tank depending) and nassarius snails do an amazing job of substrate maintenance.

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