Sea cucumber

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  1. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Anyone have any experience with a tiger tail sea cucumber?
     
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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Sorry bud. Not for your tank.
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Thanks, that's what I figured. I was doing some reading on them but could find that definitive number.
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Do you know what can keep my sand bed nice and white, other than cleanings? Something to hell me in-between water changes.
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Nassarius snails are about it. You could do a fighting conch but it would need supplemental feeding in your nano which is counter productive. Your best bet is to keep a low bioload and nutrient level. This is the only thing that works as even the best "cleaners" are no majic wand.
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    I had three nassarius snail, but now I'm down to one. My sand just looks dingy to me. I want it white, then again I'm boarder line OCD. I like things very neat and together...lol thanks I have looked at conches... And believe I will give one a try. Thanks.
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    They need a fairly deep sandbed so keep that in mind.
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Thanks for all your help Vinny. I'll keep that in mind. I believe I will just try to be a little more diligent with my sand cleaning and see how that looks for now.
     
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    scajeo Sea Dragon

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    Be careful Cody. Don't clean to deep, just the surface of the sand, otherwise you'll defeat the purpose of the sand bed all together.
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Thanks for the info, last time I cleaned it I stirred it up to much and had nitrate spike. This is why I'm kinda searching for something that will do most of the work and I will just have to kinda touch up per say.