- - who cleans the sand?
|trreherd ||05-20-2007 08:06 PM |
who cleans the sand?
None of my cleaner critters have been sifting my sand bed. Everything that falls on the sand just sits there. I have blue legged hermits and trosus snails. What should i buy to clean the sand bed?
|tangy ||05-20-2007 08:18 PM |
lawnmower blenny. they shift the sand with their tails and eat algae off the glass
|trreherd ||05-20-2007 08:49 PM |
Ya but i only have room for like one or two fish in my tank. Any inverts?
|tangy ||05-20-2007 11:40 PM |
a brittle sea star, they are great too. they are fast n stir up your sand whiles keeping your tank floor free of debris
|caferacermike ||05-21-2007 02:14 PM |
For about $7 you could buy a white sand sifting star. Or when you do water changes just use a hose to draw the detritus up from the bottom without disturbing the sand. Another option is to redirect your power heads so that there is a current just above the sand that prevents wastes from accumulating.
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