Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-28-2010, 03:39 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 51
Live Sand

Hi a friend who has just shut down there tank has given me about 8 kg of live sand is there anyway I can store it and keep it live until I get a bigger tank.

Any advice would be appreciated

Thanks a Lot

Brendan
__________________

__________________
brendan1495 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 04:10 PM   #2
SW REEF 18+ YEARS
Community Admin
 
melosu58's Avatar



Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,249
How long are we talking till you get the new tank?
__________________

__________________

SITE ADMINISTRATOR

You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank


AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 04:21 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 51
Probably about 4 weeks
__________________
brendan1495 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 04:52 PM   #4
SW REEF 18+ YEARS
Community Admin
 
melosu58's Avatar



Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,249
I would put it in a 5 gallon bucket with SW and put a small PH in it to keep the water circulating. Just keep adding FW for top offs to your bucket till the new tank comes in.
__________________

SITE ADMINISTRATOR

You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank


AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 05:05 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 51
Thanks again will do

Brendan
__________________
brendan1495 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 05:37 PM   #6
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 51
Just another quick question
would you put a heater in the bucket
__________________
brendan1495 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 07:16 PM   #7
SW REEF 18+ YEARS
Community Admin
 
melosu58's Avatar



Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,249
If it gets real cold where you are then maybe. Are you faving low temps already?
__________________

SITE ADMINISTRATOR

You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank


AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 07:46 PM   #8
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 51
Yes in the UK its bloody freezing

Cheers
__________________

__________________
brendan1495 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
live, live sand, sand

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Buying live sand vs making live sand mhart032 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 12 06-03-2009 06:13 PM
MUST GO! 50gal salt w/ live rock live sand New Orleans area. supermarvin76 Archive 0 03-13-2007 07:10 PM
Five ryukin goldfish for trade for Live Sand or Live Rock byrdman81 Archive 1 03-11-2005 10:08 PM
For sale/trade....100lbs. live rock....and lots of live sand BONESTOCK Archive 4 10-06-2004 05:56 PM
need live sand in Dallas Fort Worth, TX or Southdown Sand LionStorm Archive 3 07-30-2003 12:42 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.