I have a 15 gallon tank who's primary focus it to grow Wisteria to be later transfer to my 60 gallon tank. I have a few shrimp and mollies in there. I had to introduce otocinclus because the mollies poop is an eye sore on my substrate. I am using ultra fine white beach sand.
What can I add to...
How long can I safely unplug my canister filter without killing all the beneficial bacteria?
When I clean I first stir up the tank real good and use a Magnum HOT filter to clean up a lot of the floating debris. This seems to work better than just the canister filter alone. Any other suggestions...
How to clean sand for your aquarium
1. Bucket Preferably 5 gallon (i used a drink cooler with gallon marks)
2. Inert sand (I used play sand for this tut)
3. Garden hose ( you dont need the handle thing just a plain old hose will work)
4. Good amount of spare time
Here is the...