Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/)
-   Freshwater Aquarium Equipment (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/freshwater-aquarium-equipment/)
-   -   vaccuuming substrate (eco-complete)? (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/freshwater-aquarium-equipment/vaccuuming-substrate-eco-complete-5542/)

rocky00 05-01-2007 02:29 PM

vaccuuming substrate (eco-complete)?
 
i just had my 30 gallon setup and it's been running for a week, and it's cycled.

i bought this eco-complete substrate and it has a 2 part, a finer sand-like and rocks. when i pour this stuff into my tank, the sand-like material sits on top of the rocks. and they're supposed to break down the excess food and fish poo for food for the plants.

i want to change my water today but i am curious whether or not to vaccuum my substrate? or should i just change the water without vaccuuming?

leifthebunny 05-01-2007 03:26 PM

With sand on top, you can "vacuum" the substrate by hovering about an inch or so above the substrate.

rocky00 05-02-2007 01:26 AM

i see, thank you.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2