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Old 04-23-2015, 09:58 PM   #81
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Saturday my father is helping me move the 45g to my brothers room which gives me a bunch of space for my 10g. Going to go hunting for a nice stand to put it on that will blend with a room. While holding upwards 200 pounds to be safe.


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Old 04-24-2015, 06:08 PM   #82
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Is this a decent sand to use? It's cheaper than most of the 20 pound bags..
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Old 04-24-2015, 06:21 PM   #83
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Saw the shipping price on that after I posted 😱 I like Carib Sea for my freshwater so I like this one.

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Old 04-24-2015, 06:26 PM   #84
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Defiantly something worth having Prime for! Shipping cost on heavy items can be crucial haha
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Old 04-24-2015, 06:28 PM   #85
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Defiantly something worth having Prime for! Shipping cost on heavy items can be crucial haha

Oh yes! Prime has paid for itself easy


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Too bad it isn't eligable for Prime... But, I used Caribsea in both of my tanks. It does the job. I'm sure there is price saving somewhere, like using pool filter sand, but I didn't go that route.
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Too bad it isn't eligable for Prime... But, I used Caribsea in both of my tanks. It does the job. I'm sure there is price saving somewhere, like using pool filter sand, but I didn't go that route.

In this hobby I'm really sketchy of even used tanks lol. Glad to hear you have had success with it.


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You can use any type of used equipment if you are careful. The ONLY thing I never recommend reusing in any manner is sand. So much uneaten food and poop gets caught up in there I really believe you can stir all day long and all the rinsing in the world won't save it from causing an issue down the road.
Used rock can easily be rinsed off, in comparison. Same with any used equipment and tanks. Bleach and lots of water to rinse away and dilute.
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Caleb getting salty!?! No way..

Good to hear. My reef salt and refractometer arrived today!

I've seen a lot of stuff about keeping saltwater moving with powerheads and stuff.

Is it not okay if I got ahead and start making up some in milk jugs for when the tank is ready?


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I have no input on being fine in jugs or not, but I'd just buy a 5g bucket and lid. Cheap. Take up less space than a bunch of jugs too
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