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Old 11-04-2012, 09:37 PM   #1
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What sand is the best bang for the buck?

I need a sand for my 75g but dot want to buy dumb expensive love sand and pay out the butt. I need a fine sand for a shark so it must not be to course. Who can point me in the right direction?
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:51 PM   #2
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PFS can be bought at local hardware stores...Home depot, etc....50lb bag for $6 or so
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:18 PM   #3
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PFS can be bought at local hardware stores...Home depot, etc....50lb bag for $6 or so
Haha no I hate Pfs and it doesn't need to be tht cheap. I just don't want to be spending 30$ for a 15lb bag
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:24 PM   #4
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Marcorocks.com sells 160 lbs of fine sand for $109. Or you could get the 2 sets of 40 lbs for $30 ea.
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:12 AM   #5
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What is PFS
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:54 AM   #6
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:16 AM   #7
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Can you use pool filter sand? How about silica sand?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:00 PM   #8
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Isn't pool filter sand made from silica?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:20 PM   #9
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I don't know lol. But I have about 150 lbs of silica that I think would look great as my substrate!!!
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:58 PM   #10
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Sounds like diatom explosion in the works since they feed on silicates
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