Has your sand solidified?

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Has your sand solidified?

  1. Yes.

    5 vote(s)
    12.8%
  2. No.

    34 vote(s)
    87.2%
  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    When I stopped grooming my sand, half of it turned hard as a rock.

    Has your sand solidified?
     
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  3. rickzter

    rickzter Torch Coral

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    No, thanks to my tiger tail cucumber. He's a super hard worker. ;D Always searching for that sweet sweet fecal matter and the such. :tongue4:
     
  4. jtReef

    jtReef Ritteri Anemone

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    Nope. The sand sifting star fish does a great job.
     
  5. Covey

    Covey Scooter Blennie

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    Had both nothing will stop it when it starts. It was the down fall of my 75G.
     
  6. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Nope, had a few quarter sized chunks develop but never more than that.
     
  7. chetrod

    chetrod Peppermint Shrimp

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    Some has but never nothing big I usually break it apart before it has a chance
     
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  9. GraviT

    GraviT Coral Banded Shrimp

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    I had a good 6" of the sandbed in my 55 solidify. It started under my purple goniopora and radiated outward.
     
  10. jonathan

    jonathan Aiptasia Anemone

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    no solidification here....i owe it all to my nassarius snails and turtle conch.
     
  11. 90_Berlin_joe

    90_Berlin_joe Fire Shrimp

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    Nope! 40 Nassarius snails, diamond spotted goby and a sandsifting star fish hard at work.
     
  12. szidls

    szidls Feather Duster

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    No hard sand here either.........Just corraline on my bare bottom.::)
    Scott:wave: