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Old 01-30-2005, 09:55 PM   #1
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live sand

OK i have another question. We have a 95gal tank we setting up and were unsure how much live sand we need?


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Old 01-30-2005, 10:08 PM   #2
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You can use the calculater at the top of this forum to figure it out. You just need to decide if you want a dsb or just enough sand for looks. A DSB to aid in denitrification should be 4-6 inches deep.

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Not all of your sand has to be "live" sand remember. You can just get one back of live and then use Southdown for the rest of it.
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