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benfish65

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So since starting my evo 13.5, the sand is starting to get the brown look and I’m looking for suggestions as to what I need to clean it up? I know I can do my water changes and sift through the sand but I didn’t know if there is a fish that would clean it up?

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2 clowns
1 blue velvet Damsel
1 peppermint shrimp
1 blood red shrimp
2 turbo snails
5 blue leg hermit crab
1 emerald crab
 
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The brown on the sand is prob diatoms. Normal new tank syndrome
It should pass with time
There is nothing really that will eat them.
 

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There are some gobies that will sift through the sandbed, but they will often drop sand in places you don't want...like on your corals.

I agree that it is a part of having a new tank. Make sure your parameters stay where you want them and just wait it out.
 

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There are some gobies that will sift through the sandbed, but they will often drop sand in places you don't want...like on your corals.

I agree that it is a part of having a new tank. Make sure your parameters stay where you want them and just wait it out.
agreed plus this tank is too small to add anymore fish. maybe add a couple nassarius snail to keep the sandbed stirred up but otherwise it will probably go away in time if its diatoms
 

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