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Old 09-04-2012, 04:00 AM   #1
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Cheap sand with pics

Ok who has cheap sand in their tanks that looks great. I'm in the market for 150+ lbs of sand and I want cheap stuff, but I want it to look good as well. So I figure I'd ask you guys what you have in your tank and how much it cost you. Because I don't want to spend $200.
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:25 AM   #2
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No pics but check out reefrocks.net, they have pictures of their dry sand. Looks good imo, but I covered it all up with live sand anyway...
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:28 AM   #3
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Try pool filter sand. Looks good and is fairly cheap
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:51 AM   #4
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Try pool filter sand. Looks good and is fairly cheap
I was thinking about pool filter sand, but I want to see some pics of it in people's tanks before I make any decisions. I would imagine once it's in there it will be a pain to get out if I don't like it. Although I suppose I could put another type on top, but with my current tank experience the sand would end up getting mixed up eventually if I had layers.
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Old 09-04-2012, 09:02 AM   #5
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I used it in my first tank. And about to in my second. Looks good. Think there is different colour and grades though

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Old 09-04-2012, 09:08 AM   #6
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isn't that silica sand?
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Old 09-04-2012, 09:11 AM   #7
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Here is my tank with quickrete brand pool filter sand.
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Here is my tank with quickrete brand pool filter sand.
I like it hondatek looks smooth!
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:07 AM   #9
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Here is my tank with quickrete brand pool filter sand.
That's what I have aswell a bag cost like $2.50 cheapest around that I know of
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My tank with Pool filter sand from Leslies pool supply.
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