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Dirty sand bed

Postby hc2025 » Sat Nov 08, 2014 9:25 pm

What would be a good creature that would really get my sand bed clean
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby wichers » Sun Nov 09, 2014 12:07 am

Nassarius snails, serpent starfish, brittle starfish, cucumbers, diamond goby there is a few for you.
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby SoDak » Sun Nov 09, 2014 10:02 am

My diamond goby does an awesome job
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby Railcar79 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 2:44 pm

I love my yellow head sleeper goby, but he can be a DB. He cleans the sand, but likes to bury frags.
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby mikembe » Sun Nov 09, 2014 6:59 pm

You can also take a baster or other cleaning tool and stir it up yourself letting your filter clean it up.
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby Kerny » Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:25 am

I had a Florida Fighting Conch that did a great job stirring up the sand when he wasn't hiding in the sand bed for weeks at a time.
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby Drozhenbane » Sat Nov 29, 2014 4:04 pm

A fighting conch would be my recommendation. I have one but he is a bulldozer so make your rock secure if it has delicate occupants.
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby hc2025 » Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:12 pm

Picked up a Diamond Goby from Matt a few weeks ago. After he settled down he got right to work.
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Re: Dirty sand bed

Postby Korrine » Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:27 am

Did it create a sandstorm at first? That happened to me a long time ago when I had one. It settled down after several days. Had to get the original junk and out of there.
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