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Cleaning TMS

I am going to set up a 10g with some TMS Sand and was curious how to clean the sand? The tank will basically be a planted show tank for some of my show guppies! Just curious what you guys do to reduce the mulm on top of the sand????

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That's the reason why I don't use sand, but...

Either you use a gravel vac, hovering over the sand, just trying to find a way to suck up fish poop, but leave the sand in place.

Or, via current in your tank, or bottom dwellers that move that stuff around, any detritus is suspended in the water column, and filtered out by some capable mechanical filtration.
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