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Cleaning Eco-Complete

When I had gravel I would use my siphon to dig deep into the gravel and remove the waste that has been collecting, now that my tank has Eco-Complete I was wondering how or if I should use the siphon to clean the waste out or let the plants use it up.
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Typically speaking there is no need to clean it in a planted tank. Just run the siphon over the top layers and pick off the larger debris and you should be fine.
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Typically speaking there is no need to clean it in a planted tank. Just run the siphon over the top layers and pick off the larger debris and you should be fine.
No gravel vacuuming? Sold!! Love this planted tank idea more and more.
I've read that gravel vacs aren't advised w/ Eco.
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