Advice needed on clean up crew

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  1. Pete

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    Can any body give me an idication what would be a good cleanup crew for the boyu tl-550
     
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    4 x Dwarf hermits
    4 x Turbo snails

    and maybe 1 x cleaner shrimp
     
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    4 dwarf hemits
    6 turbo snails

    and 1 pepperment shrimp for aiptsia(pest anenome)
     
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    thank looks good but is that all that you would put in the tank on the invertebrates side.
     
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    I have two cleaner shrimps, and a serpent star in my Boyu TL-550 (as well as some blue-legged hermits and turbo snails). Love them all to bits - no problems at all. Might need to be careful combining cleaner shrimp and pepermint shrimp - I hear they fight.
     
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    5x Blue leggies
    4x Tubo's
    1x Brittle Starfish
    Pepermint shrimp

    I have in my Nano (100L) 5x DBN Dwarf Hermits and 5X DBN Snails... My tank stays clean looks like i set it up yesterday...
     
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    thanks guys one last thing would you stock the first before adding the fishies
     
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    Yes, stock them first... IMO keep them for a week in your system and slowly add fish... Rember only a Nano... :p

    I almost stocked my nano like i did with my 1.2 :lol:
     
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    Thank Jason will do, my son is just driveing me up the darn wall already he dont know the meanning of wait yet
     
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    hehe thats the thing with marines... But ill give you 2months, then the bug will bite for bigger tank or it did already....:p

    I was the same, the cycle took so long that 4 weeks that it felt like 4 years... Went to the LFS and just stare at the marines and wishing for the time just to pass...
     
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    look it will benifit everything if you what and Jason does have a good recipe,love it as the stages continue
     
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    did the same thing today lol dont worry
     
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    Look around for bloched nerite snails they live for years and years and really help keep the glass and substrate clean. A few hermits would be advisable too.
     
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    Guys be careful with the Seastars, you should get away with 1 x brittle star in a nano.

    But no other species, they will die :nono:
     
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    yip, thats why i just said one aswel... in my 360L i only had one...

    And yes other species got a high death rate.
     
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    if you intend keeping clams then i would stay away from the shrimps.
     

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