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Sand Sifting

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Coral Catfish
(Phetusus angularis)
Starting at $11.99
…As an adult, the brightness of the colors fade.In the wild, the Coral Catfish is found scavenging in the sand, so the aquarium should have a sandy bottom. It will dig in and out of the sand in search of food, so it is ideal to "sink" meaty foods to the tank bottom. The Coral Catfish is thought to…
Hector's Goby
(Koumansetta hectori)
Starting at $21.99
…10 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of hiding places is suitable for this fish. It can be included in a reef aquarium and the fish will sift the sand as well as graze on hair algae. It is non-aggressive towards other fish and will not bother invertebrates in the tank.Hector's Goby is easy to…
Sand Sifting Sea Star
(Astropecten polycanthus)
Starting at $17.99
…the Sand Sifting Sea Star should be kept in aquariums with large, deep sand bottoms of several inches in depth. Since it is slower moving than most fish, the Sand Sifting Sea Star should not be housed with natural predators, including Puffers.Like other invertebrates, the Sand Sifting Sea Star…
Decorated Goby
(Istigobius decoratus)
Starting at $19.99
…territorial behavior and fight with its own kind unless they are a mated pair.As the Decorated Goby sifts through mouthfuls of substrate, it feeds on food items that live within the sand. This natural feeding behavior has the added benefit of keeping the substrate well oxygenated. The Decorated…
Blue Fin Watchman Goby, Captive-Bred ORA®
(Cryptocentrus fasciatus)
Starting at $24.99
…and fight with its own kind unless they are a mated pair.As the ORA Captive-Bred Blue Fin Watchman Goby sifts through mouthfuls of substrate, it feeds on food items that live within the sand. This natural feeding behavior has the added benefit of keeping the substrate well oxygenated. Consider a…
Scooter Blenny
(Synchiropus ocellatus)
Starting at $9.99
…should be 2 or 3 females per male. The Scooter Blenny may be a difficult fish to keep due to its feeding habits. The Scooter Blenny will sift through the sand for food. Finely cut meaty foods and vitamin-enriched brine shrimp may be acceptable substitutes.Looking for the best food to feed your…
Orangemarked Goby
(Amblygobius decussatus)
Starting at $18.99
…Orangemarked Goby originates from the rubble zones of Indonesia, and is also known as the Orange-Lined Goby. They are a sand sifting species that will continually process mouthfuls of sand in their search for food. They have an elongated body with bright orange markings across the face that fade…
Blue & Pink Sea Star
(Astropecten sp.)
Starting at $19.99
…noticeable trait is the bright pink and blues of each arm. But in addition to its exotic colors, this sand sifting starfish is also highly active and mobile. It can sift and aerate large amounts of sand as it burrows into and searches through the substrate for food. These peaceful omnivores are a…
Diamond Watchman Goby
(Valenciennea puellaris)
Starting at $26.99
…but is territorial, and will fight with its own kind unless they are a mated pair.The Diamond Watchman Goby feeds off the bottom as it sifts through the sand. Its diet should include a variety of live and frozen brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, live black worms, and prepared foods for carnivores. It…
Tiger Watchman Goby
(Valenciennea wardii)
Starting at $49.99
…live sand as the substrate, and an attached populated refugium. It will rarely become aggressive towards other fish, but it is territorial, and will fight with its own kind unless they are a male-female pair.Usually the Tiger Watchman Goby will feed off the bottom sifting through the sand. The diet…
Electric Blue Hermit Crab
(Calcinus elegans)
Starting at $9.99
…to an aquarium because it will eat algae including green hair algae and cyanobacteria. In addition, it provides valuable aeration by sifting through the sand. This is one Hermit Crab that is reef-safe.If there is an insufficient amount of algae present, the Electric Blue Leg Hermit Crab will…
Two Spot Goby
(Signigobius biocellatus)
Starting at $24.99
…pair.Under correct conditions, the Two Spot Goby will spawn successfully in an aquarium.Usually the Two Spot Goby feeds off the bottom sifting through the sand for food. It should be fed a variety of either live or vitamin-enriched frozen brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, live black worms, and prepared…
Sleeper Green Banded Goby
(Valenciennea randalli)
Starting at $25.99
…behavior and fight with its own kind unless they are a mated pair.As the Sleeper Green Banded Goby sifts through mouthfuls of substrate, it feeds on food items that live within the sand. This natural feeding behavior has the added benefit of keeping the substrate well oxygenated. The Sleeper…
Detritus Attack Pack - Standard
(Miscellaneous sp.)
Starting at $42.99
…provide enough cleaning power for the size aquarium you are working on. Standard Detritus Attack Pack is a formidable offense that will keep a sand bed sifted in their continuous search for detritus to eat. Each pack is recruited by tank size and includes an adequately stocked army of Cerith Snails,…
Bicolor Goatfish
(Parupeneus barberinoides)
Starting at $44.99
…Goatfish may use its barbels to sift through the substrate in search of food (invertebrates, small crustaceans, worms). Because it eats the invertebrates, the nitrogen load capacity of the sand will be reduced and it will be well-oxygenated due to the sifting. Goatfish prefer to be housed with…
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