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Old 01-27-2012, 10:21 AM   #1
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do you vacuum your shallow sand bed?

Do any of you vacuum your shallow sand beds(1-2")? I've been reading conflicting tips stating you shouldn't need to if your flow is good or that you always should.

I'm coming from freshwater and I vacuum every week so I'm not against doing it... I just want to do whichever is best.


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no you don't need to vacuum it. high flow is more for bare bottom tanks, with fine grain sand to much flow aimed at the bottom can blow sand around.

i personally have a blie legged hermit crabfour nassarius snails and two stars that kind of keep the sand bed pretty clean
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