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Old 07-11-2010, 07:09 AM   #1
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Should I put any turbo snails in my sump. My main tank is beautiful and my water parameters are perfect but my sump is covered in algae , lots of it . Everything is working great and I want to try and keep it that way . I thought about 6 snails in my 15 gallon sump to try and keep on top of the algae . Any advice .
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no. nothing that eats algae should go in the sump. it's awesome that you have no algae in the dt and only in the sump. this is the result you want!
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that sump looks pretty perfect for its purpose!

nice setup, btw.
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Sumps aren't meant to be pretty - they're meant to be dirty in order to keep the DT clean. Everything looks really good in your setup.
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I agree with everyone else. Mine is the same way.
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I agree as well. I don't have much experience with this but I have an uncle who has been doing this for years and his looks exactly the same. So I guess its a good guideline.
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