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Old 08-19-2003, 08:37 PM   #1
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Sleeper Goby Starved After Vacuum

I was told to vacuum the medium crushed coral... Well, I think I killed the fauna that the Sleeper goby enjoyed so much..

I'm not sure though...? But, after I cleaned the substrate thouroghly, he got skinny and bent and dead
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Old 08-19-2003, 09:00 PM   #2
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Yes, if you vacuumed your substrate you killed the food the goby was eating.
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Well, I wonder why my LFS told me to do this... Murderers!

How do you keep a sleeper goby alive if you want to vacuum the poop and leave the fauna?
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Well, if you were using CC, vacuuming was the right way to go, however, a sleeper goby is ill advise with CC.

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How do you keep a sleeper goby alive if you want to vacuum the poop and leave the fauna?
The vacuum will not distinguish between the fauna and the poop. You would have to get your goby to accept food from the water column.
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Well, I wonder why my LFS told me to do this... Murderers!
I have learned that most LFS workers/owners are stupid and will say almost anything to make a sale.
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