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    Ocean Lazy Sea Slug

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    What creature can i use to clean up the debris on my DSB?

    thanks:thumbup:
     
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    Kanga Retired Moderator MASA Contributor

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    I have filterfloss to stop detritus getting to my dsb, I reckon the pods etc get to the rest

    Some people siphon the top of the DSB (i would not)
    Some people have hermits on their DSB
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    anysecond opione on the hermits or i will go for filter floss
     
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    Yep, keep it natural if you can, if you find any britleworms in the main tank (very carefully) put them in the dsb.
     
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    some people also remove 1cm of their DSB and replace with new substrate
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    havent heared of that and Im not sure about that
    but has anybody had problems with hermits
     
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    ive got 2 hermits over my DSB,no problem
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    cool, thanks for all the help everbody
     
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    maybe one of those tall things called a reefer with a siphon
     
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    That's what i use.
     
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    aah a man after my own heart
     
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    i made this to stop it

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    for the flow into the sump
     
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    good idea
     
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    Great idea nakoma, how often do you clean it??
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    Ive added two hermits and thay are hard at work

    Thanks and nice idea:thumbup:
     
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    in the morning then again at night but it only has to be cleaned once a day i suppose
     
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    Ocean - I currently have +-40 hermits in my main display (and 2 in my sump) - they do indeed work quite hard. BUT, I have found that NOTHING seems to beat my sea cucumber...... It REALLY sucks like an electrolux! It cleans the top 1cm of my DSB (in-tank) like NOTHING else I have seen before!
     
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    Have you got a pic? How long has it been in your tank?
     
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