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Old 07-20-2008, 02:03 AM   #1
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Exclamation i have a 30 gallon tank how much sand do i need?

I need to bu live sand. buy i need to know how much. please help

Demensions:
30"x12"x18.5"

but i need to only make a thin layer of sand at the bottem.

30"X12"=360 SQ Inches of sand at bottem. how many pounds of sand do i need.
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Your calculations aren't helping any. 360 square inches is just the surface area or footprint of your tank. How deep do you want your sandbed? 1"...2"...3"?
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1" or 2" between those.
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its the surface area of the bottem
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:52 PM   #6
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When using that calculator, change the pounds per cu foot to 70 for aragonite sand
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