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Old 10-04-2004, 10:09 AM   #1
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Suggestions for my cleanin crew

i have a 90 gal. i have a algae problem on my rock and glass.

i was wonderin if you could recomend reef save inverts, something to clean brown stuff of my sand, and aglae of my rock

i want hermit crabs, shrimp, crabs, snails


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Bi-color blennys and bristle tooth tangs can do some work on the rock too.


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I would get some hermit crabs and shrimp to clean up excess waste. I would get some snails to clean up the rocks and glass. Get different kinds of snails. I would really look into what kind of crab would be reef safe for you. Most reefer's think crabs are evil!! I dont have any, besides hermits.

With that size tank, I would get about 100 snails, and about 50 hermits. IMO.
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100 snails seems crazy to me. I dont have snails yet, put I was going to get 12 for a 37 gallon tank.

I have about 9 hermits in there right now, I will need more.
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