sump clean

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  1. jono

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    hi fellow reefers

    I would like to know if I can lightly vacuum the top of my dsb as there is some detritus build up and I am sure this is creating high nitrates as I have sorted everything else that I thought could have caused this.

    let me know what your thoughts
     
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    A light vaccume is ok but only on the surface.
     
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    that's what I will do
     
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    Agree try not to disturb the sand.
     
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    use a thinner pipe, to siphon slower. Easier to get it up close to the detritus without sucking up the sand.
     
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    thanks guys i will do it this weekend as this weekend was hectic.
     

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