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Old 03-18-2013, 08:35 PM   #1
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Increasing my DSB

I have LS in my reef tank and I wanted to add more LS to build upwards to a 3-4 inch DSB. Any advice?

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Old 03-18-2013, 08:40 PM   #2
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Tagging along. I have extra sand in buckets, just waiting to get motivated
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:59 PM   #3
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How long have you been reefing?
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:39 PM   #4
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Rinse the new sand then use a 2in.dia. piece of pvc pipe as a funnel to pour the sand, this will help with the sand storm.
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:02 AM   #5
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I am planning to use live sand (ls).
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Old 03-19-2013, 07:56 AM   #6
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you dont need to the old sand will seed the new sand
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:08 AM   #7
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How about rinsing? Worth while to use bleach, or just water? How about vinegar?
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:42 PM   #8
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Do not use bleach, Fresh water or do what i do and use the water from my PWC's fill the pail 1/2 way with sand top off with water and stir dump dirty water and repeat. Bleach or vinegar will kill any thing living in the sand.
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Should I rince regular store bought sand in tap water or would you recommend pwc water? Or could I also use vinegar?
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You can rinse in tap water i'm cheap lol and hate to toss my old salt water so if i know i'm going to be setting up a tank i'll use the old water kinda like recycling
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