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Old 05-09-2012, 09:52 PM   #1
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Cleaning Sand

I currently have gravel as the substrate in my aquarium- was thinking of switching to sand. How do you clean sand? Can I still use my gravel vacuum?
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Old 05-09-2012, 11:34 PM   #2
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I'm no pro but I do have sand. I looked it up on YouTube and tried it. It worked for me. I just suck the waste from the top of the sand. No waste sinks past the top layer of the sand for me. I hope it helps.
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All of the nasty stuff sits on top of sand, all you have to do is hover the vac above the surface and it will get sucked up.
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Thanks guys! Much appreciated
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