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Old 01-07-2005, 06:52 PM   #11
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what would be the regular sand you would use? I use silica sand in freshwater tanks, is there a specific type or brand for saltwater? I've heard of argonite sand (i think that is how you spell it) is that good?
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Old 01-07-2005, 07:00 PM   #12
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this is an example of the sump/fuge setup I want to make. will this do? (reef rubble instead of bio balls)

http://www.angelfire.com/ok/dog1/sumps.html
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Old 01-07-2005, 07:11 PM   #13
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I used the pink Fiji fine grain aragonite sand. I wanted sand small enough so that detrius and waste could not cling to it. I would go with the finest available. Check marinedepot.com..they usually have good prices on sand.
The sump looks like a nice idea. Will you run an inline skimmer to it as well, or HOB?

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Probably a hob so it will leave plenty of space for lr and ls in the fuge area
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did you seed the sand with live rock?
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