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Old 08-27-2011, 01:56 AM   #1
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Sand from home depot

Do I have to wash the sand before I put it in my tank
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Old 08-27-2011, 01:56 AM   #2
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Definitely suggest washing.
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Old 08-27-2011, 02:00 AM   #3
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yes. A lot. I used their playsand for one of my tanks and washed it A LOT. It took a long while for the water I was washing it in to become semi clear
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Old 08-27-2011, 02:02 AM   #4
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Ok well guess I have something to
Do after all this weekend yay me lol thank you fellow fish lovers
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Old 08-27-2011, 02:22 AM   #5
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yes definately i bought quikrete playsand and it took FOOOOOOOOR EVVVVVVER (sandlot quote). it has gravel size stones in it. if you want to see a picture here is my tank. i kind of got bored of my community tank since ive been focused on my brackish so i am spongebobing it out because of my gf.
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Old 08-27-2011, 11:18 AM   #6
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Thats what we are here for you could also use pool filter sand.
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Old 08-27-2011, 12:14 PM   #7
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I used PFS, but I've heard with playsand that you have to wash it just as much. If you don't wash it thoroughly enough you'll build up a lot of yucky diatoms in your tank!
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