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Old 07-08-2011, 05:39 PM   #1
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Smile Play Sand for Freshwater

Does play sand work instead of sand for pools. I bought it at home depot. If so, do you have to rinse it before putting it in the tank like you would with gravel?
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Yes it's fine for aquarium use but it's extremely dirty, so rinse it thoughly and when you think it's clean rinse it again.
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I tried play sand once and hated it because it was so fine and always wanted to stay cloudy. I guess mine was finer grained than some, since a lot of people seem to like it. I much prefer pool filter sand though.
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oh mine seems pretty fine. I think Ill go and get some pool filter sand, I'd hate to have a cloudy tank. Thank you
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