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Old 10-10-2004, 01:04 AM   #1
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Cleanup crew for a new tank?

Hi All...

Just wondering what type of critters would make a good cleanup crew for a new tank?
I have a 75G tank, only been running a couple weeks now with(at the moment) 45lbs of LR.
I'm wanting to add some cleaners in the future, as my sandbed is starting to look a mess with stuff from the rock.

Just looking for a few ideas.
Also...best choice for a starter fish??


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Old 10-10-2004, 08:48 AM   #2
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After the cycle is done add a variety of blue legged and scarlet legged hermits. A few Mexican turbo snails and some astria snails. check out some the the web sites that sell critters and they tell you what a good clean up crew is. I would start with a small number at first and add as needed. That way there is enough food for them till the tank gets mature.
Starter fish is this a FO or reef tank??? Make a difference on fish choice, You got to have some ideas on what you want?????? This make a difference also because some fish can not go together...

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don't forget some nassirus to help stir the sand
A lot of ripples make a wave
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Old 10-12-2004, 07:35 AM   #4
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Nassarius have been one of my favorite addition. I love to watch them bubble out of the sand at feeding time.
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