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sfagrad
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PostSubject: stir up sand or gravel vac   stir up sand or gravel vac Icon_minitime8/4/2010, 3:46 pm

Which is the better method to clean?

I am concerned that ammonia levels are going to rise because my cleaning crew is missing spots.

Should I just stir up the bottom or use the vac?

Also, how often do I need to vac my tank bottom?

Remember, this is a 55g salt tank
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juice28
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PostSubject: Re: stir up sand or gravel vac   stir up sand or gravel vac Icon_minitime2/26/2011, 10:48 pm

did you ever get this question answered? if not, are you running high levels or something? i dont vac my sand but i have a reef set up. so im LS bed and LR set up for filtration. you may wanna add a sifter like a cucumber or conch snails if you dont have a couple they go everywhere.
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