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Old 07-02-2012, 01:01 AM   #1
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Going to start a new 50g tank. Thoughts on using playground sand instead of gravel? Can you have live plants in the sand?
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As long as you take the time to thoroughly rinse the sand it makes a good substrate.
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:43 AM   #3
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As long as you take the time to thoroughly rinse the sand it makes a good substrate.
+1. Just rinse well.

Plants in the sand? Such as decorative macro algae?
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:48 AM   #4
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regardless what you put them in they should maintain the tank
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