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Old 08-12-2011, 06:07 AM   #1
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gravel/sand vac

Hello. i have set up a new sw tank. Was just wondering how oftern i should clean out the gravel/sand. Its a small nano tank and only has 2 small gobies in. Also anyone got any links to one of those gravel cleaners (the type were the tube has a cup type thing on the end which sucks the gravel and sand up a few inches then drops is but takes away the dirt)

not sure if that was explained well but im sureyou get the idea.

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if the flow is good enough you don't ever have to clean your sand bed. what size are the granules? if they are fairly small like a little larger than sugar grains, you are good to go.
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Old 08-13-2011, 10:54 PM   #3
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If you try to vacuum your sand, you will just end up sucking it out of the tank.
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