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Old 05-10-2013, 08:19 PM   #1
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Vacuming

Vacuming sand or not??
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Old 05-11-2013, 01:48 AM   #2
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I have never done it, but a few fellow reefers have.
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:20 AM   #3
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Is it a good idea too?
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:24 AM   #4
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Don't disturb the sand bed IMO...
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I try not to disturb the sand bed, I put my hose close to suck up the top layer of crap. Normally I don't get sand in the hose, but I get a tiny bit here and there.
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:21 AM   #6
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Ok thanks for the heads up, doesn't messing with the sand release toxins?
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Vacuming sand or not??
Depends on how porous it is.
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:35 AM   #8
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It's crushed coral
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Then yes, I would be vacuuming it....OUT. Then replacing it with a finer substrate that needs little/no maintenance.
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:11 AM   #10
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Well the bag I got it in says sand, it is really really fine coral
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