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Old 02-07-2009, 10:32 PM   #1
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cleaning sand

I know that your not supposed to mess with the sand, DSB.
but during the last 50 times that I have arranged the LR there has been alot of debri that is all over the sand now. what is the best way to remove this. I've used the python vacuum but it wont pick up all the pieces. I thought about just using the fish net as a filter and going through the tank with that, just the top layer though.
My tank has only been up for about 3 weeks now,
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Just take the siphon hose and get it up during your next PWC.
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Old 02-08-2009, 01:47 PM   #3
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I did that today, but I still dont have that picture perfect white sand look that I have seen in some other peoples tank.

Will it get better once I have some sand shifting livestock or do I need to just keep working on it?
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If I was you I would get a bullet goby. I`ve had one for years and it keeps my sand looking nice and white.

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I'll give it a try.
maybe its just me but here is a close up of the sand.
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He`ll only sift the top but that`s all you need.
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Random question, but what lights are those?
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