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Old 07-22-2013, 01:31 AM   #1
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Cleaning sand

I have a 30g tank with about 30lbs of sand. What is the best way to clean the sand without removing all my fish?
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I have a 30g tank with about 30lbs of sand. What is the best way to clean the sand without removing all my fish?
Use a gravel vac around 1inch above the sand
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+1 that's what I do.
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And if you have any other problems, throw some MTS (Malaysian trumpet snails) in there to sift through the sand
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That's what I do now but I didn't know if it was good enough. I seem to have a lot of "cleaner" fish in there that do a great job. Just wasn't sure if its enough! Thanks for all of the advice!
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