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Old 06-29-2013, 02:53 AM   #11
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a DSB is approximately 5 inches or more and can't be disturbed. Depending on the grain size of the sand I usually just use my siphon to clean it up. I probably wouldn't go smaller than fiji pink sized aragonite. From what I've heard the oolite sand can be a little too fine.
I heard the same thing ha how would u siphon wouldn't it just suck all the sand out ?
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Old 06-29-2013, 03:42 AM   #12
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I heard the same thing ha how would u siphon wouldn't it just suck all the sand out ?
I find that if I hold the siphon at a 45 degree angle the sand will just drift to the bottom of the siphon and slide out. If you hold the siphon straight up you will be sucking up sand. Everything that I want to remove is lighter than the sand so doesn't sink out of the siphon.
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