sandy tank bottom

Discussion in 'More Freshwater Aquarium Topics' started by gammerus, Mar 27, 2006.

  1. gammerusWell Known MemberMember

    would it harm a betta or the filter to have sand in his tank. would he swallow any sand? likewise would it harm snails, crabs, or other bottom feeders?
     
  2. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    No it won't hurt them to have sand in their tank. ;)
    Carol
     
  3. gammerusWell Known MemberMember

    that's good, I thought the snails or shrimp might try to eat the sand....how does one clean the sand anyway?
     
  4. GunnieWell Known MemberMember

    You carefully hover your gravel vac just above the sand where the suction picks up the crud instead of the sand. ;)
     
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