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Old 06-14-2006, 10:17 PM   #1
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Can i use sand from freshwater tank in salt breeding tank

Im thinking of converting a 10 gal fresh tank into a saltwater breeding tank and i want to keep the sand, can i do this
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:44 AM   #2
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I dont see why not. I'd just rinse the sand to help wash away any waste or any unwanted things that are in it. Have you used any chemicals of any kind in it?
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Old 06-15-2006, 02:11 PM   #3
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I dont c why u would want to go through the trouble of washing sand when the amount that u need to cover the bottom of a 10g tank would cost a very little amount of money.
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because, if i use the preexisting sand all i will ahev to buy are the fish
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fish, salt, lr, hydrometer, saltwater test kits just to name a few things. Don't think that its as easy as FW.. Just a heads up..
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i already have all of that, this isnt my first tank, so all i will need to buy are the fish
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Definitely let the tank cycle, without fish and you should be good to go! keep us posted. I am thinking about doing a clown breeding tank.
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