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Old 05-31-2012, 01:00 AM   #1
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Live sand

S it possible to add live sand in a saltwater tank that been running for a while with regular sand?
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:18 AM   #2
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Where is the "live" sand coming from? I wouldn't bother with the bagged stuff. Your own sand probably has more life in it already.

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Possible, yes. Worth the hassle? Probably not. Why are you wanting to add to your sand bed? And like Don said, your sand is just as, if not more than, alive as the bagged stuff.
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:33 AM   #4
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True, very true. I just thought maybe live sand would help my aquarium, but as you said,y sand probably has more live organisms then bought live sand.
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What's going on with your tank that you think it needs help?
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Not the tank the sand. It's covered with algae and I thought live sand would help losen it
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Oh I gotcha! Yeah, algae is a huge nuisance. Is it diatom algae?
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What are your parameters?
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Oh I gotcha! Yeah, algae is a huge nuisance. Is it diatom algae?
No it's Cyanobacteria algae
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What are your parameters?
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