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Old 02-20-2010, 06:26 PM   #1
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how much sand

I have about 1.5 inches of a sand coral mix in my 29 gallon tank. Is that enough? Also, can i just add more sand on top of the san i have?
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I have about 1.5 inches of a sand coral mix in my 29 gallon tank. Is that enough? Also, can i just add more sand on top of the san i have?
you really dont need sand. Ive seen multiple tanks with nothing as substrate
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I only have 1-2 inches of sand in my tank. You should be OK.
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yeah im just doing a inch in mine
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As long as you don't have any animals that like to borough through the sand and need a deeper than average sandbed, then any depth should be fine. I would at least use an inch of sand however.
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If you are using crushed coral and sand, the CC will end up on the top and will need to be cleaned otherwise it starts looking really bad. I had the CC/sand in my 1st tank and it lasted about 6 months until I decided to get the CC out.
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