08-24-2010, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by thefishboy
Hi, i was justwondering because it is good to use a very fine substrate for corys, could you use sand??
And if you could you it all get such up when you siphone the water up useing, one the the gravel cleaners??
Cory's would actually prefer sand since it's closer to what they would be around in the wild. When they're feeding on the sand bed you can actually see the sand pass through their gills. :D Pretty awesome if you ask me.
And with sand, most debris tend to stay on the surface rather than slipping through the cracks like with gravel.