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Do you vacuum a shrimp tank?

Asked: Fabio Polani, Last Updated:

It does wonders. You can't vacuum the soil or gravel with it, but you can definitely pick up any detritus or leftover food that's laying around on the substrate. It also minimizes the change of catching the shrimp. Although if you're not careful, you will sometimes catch baby shrimp in the tubing.

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