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Old 08-31-2010, 05:29 PM   #11
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Sand can settle on the coral, and it will make them slime something terrible, further making your tank nasty. Use a piece of PVC pipe when you add your sand to pour down so it goes right where you want it. Cuts down on cloudyness a TON.
What I was saying is that when I put the sand into the tank, with it being wet it just sank straight to the bottom. Now your idea of using PVC is a great idea, if you just use the net and turn it inside out you can place the sand where you need it.

I hope the OP wasn't implying to just let the sand loose on the water surface. If you do that then yeah you can get sand on your corals. So OP, don't do that !!
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Haha, sorry that came off a bit harsh on you milhouse, not what I meant. I just wanted to be sure of the same things.
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It didn't come off that way towards me. Just trying to help a brotha out !!
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All I did when I cleaned out my tank and changed the sand was to rinse the sand empty straight into the empty tank put some filter media over the sand completly covering the sand,put a plate in upside down and fill up,remove plate and media,just about no cloud.
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