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My sea urchin/turbo snails/blenny pretty much eat all the algae in my tank off the glass/rocks.... but my sand bed ( 6 inches deep ) has gotten a lot of red and green spots in it all along the 4+ inches that is visible through the glass.

What should I put in the tank to help with this? A certain type of snail?

Thanks for any info.
Carole
 

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For sandbeds that look dirty through the glass, take a spatula (plastic) and run it up and down between the glass and the sand. This will clean the sand there, but not disturb the whole sandbed.

Don't do this with acrylic tanks of course.
 

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dove snails or nasarius snails will burrow in the sand bed and come out for food, that will keep it "stirred up". however, i dont think there is a way to eliminate the spots your talking about, i belive that is just part of having a deep sand bed.
 
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