I see a lot of posts about adding ls
to a new tank, but I have a tank that now has 30 lbs lr
in it, a 37 g... I have only about 1"-2" sand in it (sand height shifts around due to phs I think). There are some critters in the tank from the lr
If I want to add another 1-2" of ls
, can I just carefully put it in the sides after shutting off my phs, let it settle, then leve it out a bit? Do I need to worry about the sand getting all over the lr
? I'm thinking the phs will blow the sand right off over time if any gets on the rocks...
I was thinking of getting some more ls
"in a bag" that I already have used from my lfs
. I cannot remember the name of the company that makes it... but I like the way it looks (very fine little white grains). I have heard about Southdown or something like that sand that can be purchased from places like HD
, will look into that too..
Just wondering if it is a problem to add the ls
to an existing fishless tank that already has some ls