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Does anything eat fish poop?

Asked: Jens Bursell, Last Updated:

Just in case you were wondering, there is no such thing as 'fish poop eaters' know to the hobby. In other words, there is no species of fish that will eat poop from your sand, even the so-called cleaner crew like cories, and bristlenose plecos. Shrimp and snails will also not eat fish waste.

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