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Old 08-23-2011, 06:02 PM   #1
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can i add more sand??

my tank has been up and running for around a year,and over that time i have lost a little sand to vacuuming up the cayno that pops up on the sand. can i add a little more sand to the system without hurting things? i was thinking about an inch but over time,not all at once. what do ya guys think?
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my tank has been up and running for around a year,and over that time i have lost a little sand to vacuuming up the cayno that pops up on the sand. can i add a little more sand to the system without hurting things? i was thinking about an inch but over time,not all at once. what do ya guys think?
I don't see a problem.I would rinse it real good,put it in gallon sized food storage bags,slowly let them fill up with water in the aquarium,and then slowly release across bottom.Less mess the better.
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Either that way or rinse your sand out and slide it down a piece of PVC to where you want it.
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:22 PM   #4
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ok as long as it will not re cycle or kill the sand that is there already. great thanks for the help
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