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Old 11-09-2011, 12:57 PM   #11
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Sand sifting stars and gobies will eat the creatures you are trying to grow in the sandbed. If you don't have any fish that require pods, then those are fine for a sandbed, if you do, then stick with snails, like nassirus snails as melosu58 mentioned, they are awesome to watch.
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Got about 10 nassarius snails, more in 75? Theyre pretty wild to watch come up out of sand at feeding time like dinosaurs.
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When doing water change & wanting to clean live sandbed i know ive been told not to disturb it,but really to clean junk off the bottom it seems difficult not to somewhat, what about little patches if hair algae?
You can siphon loose stuff by using one half inch plastic tubing ,just keep it right above sand bed.
Your goal should be to not need to by using sufficient cleanup crew,good water flow and not overfeeding.
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