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How to sanitize gravel?

Posted By: Leanne <lopaskar@san.rr.com>
Date: Tuesday, 23 April 2002, at 1:45 p.m.

I had an outbreak of disease in one of my tanks (not my loach tank, thankfully), and lost my synos to a mix of ich and bacterial infection that I just didn't catch in time. (Waaaah!)

I want to clean the tank out from top to bottom so that it will be safe for its next inhabitants, but I'm really at a loss as to how to clean the gravel well. Can anyone give me some help? This is an Eclipse tank, so I was wondering if I might need to scrap my bio-wheel and restart my cycle as well.

Many thanks ...