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Old 06-22-2012, 07:58 PM   #1
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What goes in the Aquaium first?

Picking up my new tank and rock after work (so stoked) what goes in first? Rock, sand, water?
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Old 06-22-2012, 07:59 PM   #2
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Yes! Rock-sand-water. Depending if you get live rock it will go water-rock-sand. Liverock and baserock would go baserock-water-sand-live rock

I can think of a few more if you want.., lol
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Old 06-22-2012, 08:05 PM   #3
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Awesome thanks bro!
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So now my next question would be who makes up a good cleaning crew?
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:12 PM   #5
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Cucs aren't necessary. They do help a bit, but arent needed. Starfish (brittle stars NOT green brittles and serpent stars are good) snails, hermits, and IMO, conchs are very good. Also, I have heard that cucumbers can be awesome at cleaning sand. Nassarius snails , hermits, starfish for uneaten food, turbo or Astraea snails for algae. The conch or cucumber will help with detritus.
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Old 06-25-2012, 01:46 PM   #6
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Awesome thanks!!!!
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:37 PM   #7
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I have 10 Turbo snails 2 peppermint shrimp and I rose urchin and my tank is spotless from just them lol
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Old 06-28-2012, 01:42 PM   #8
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I've heard the turbo snails tend to knock over rocks and stuff have you ever had this problem?
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Old 06-28-2012, 02:23 PM   #9
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Yeah, the big Turbos will bulldoze any small stuff that isn't attached to the rock.
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