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Old 05-02-2005, 11:00 PM   #1
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Question about dead stuff

I know in freshwater if something dies you need to remove it quick. Is saltwater the same way....not talkin about fish. I have seen a little crab that is dead that came off the liverock. I have also noticed this white cobweb looking stuff on some of the rock, not sure what that is.

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If it dies and you can get it you need to get it out. It will cause an ammonia spike.

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If you can get to it remove it. I have a 32 gallon hex with lr and often can't readily get to a dead hermit crab, but I have never had an ammonia spike because of it. So don't worry too much about not being able to get at it.
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If it can be reached, I remove it. SW has so many critters to take care of it, in the sand and on the rocks, normally the dead isn't around to long.
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