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Old 07-23-2009, 11:49 AM   #1
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Cleaning sugar sand

I have some debris building up on top of the sand, some diatome algae and some waste product, presumably from an emerald crab and clown fish. Gravel vacuum seems pretty ineffective.
There are some snails moving around the tank...do I need to add a CUC? A couple shrimp or something?
I want to add a couple more fish as soon as my QT tank cycles.
I've got a 90 fowler w/ 40 lbs LR, skimmer and a couple PHs.
Water quality has been really good.
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Nassarius snails, maybe a sand sifting goby, conch, just to name a few.
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A clean up crew will do the job. Scott mentioned a few.
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