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  1. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello all! I bought some Tahitian Moon Sand since it was recommended by a few users, and I'm curious if I can use my gravel vacuum the same way for sand. Another question: should I use only sand, or should I have sand with a layer of gravel on top? I'm thinking of adding African Dwarf Frogs to...
  2. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have an Aqueon Siphon Vacuum Aquarium Gravel Cleaner (<--Verbatim) and after using it, I typically rinse in cool water and hang it up to dry. I then rinse it again before using it to siphon out water. Question: Do I need to sanitize this thing, or is rising it enough?
  3. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm a newbie with a 6-gallon tank. It's the Eheim Nano--only about 10 inches square at the base and a little over 12 inches tall, so there's not a lot of gravel, but I will need a vacuum (the tank is still cycling for now). Having never even used one I have no idea what to shop for. I'd love...
  4. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Simple question- should I use a gravel vac and scrub algae while the tank is cycling? I have just a little bit of growth on the side of the tank that gets the most indirect light, but I know the bacteria grows on the tank walls.
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