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Old 12-02-2010, 03:51 AM   #1
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Best nano sandsifter?

I was thinking of getting a sandsifter for my 12 gallon. I have always loved how they act and kept my sand nice and clean. I was thinking the only two viable species were the two spot and wheelers watchman, does anyone have any experience with either species or a better suggestion?

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I'm thinking the watchman is only going to sift to the extent he makes a home/burrow, not constant cleaning. The two spot will sift all day long, but I've never had long term luck with them.

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i had no idea two spots sifted!
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maybe a small pistol shrimp or nassarius snails?
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I would go with nassarius in the nano. Most sifting fish are going to create a burrow somewhere in the tank and that's about all the sifting they will do their own area.
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