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Old 04-11-2012, 02:54 PM   #341
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Reefrocks.net has 50lbs for $85 and maybe get 10-20lbs more for only $2 a lb. Shipping is also free.
Replace as in throw it all out and replace with new PFS and no aragonite.
Thank you for the info. I will definitely look there when I buy rocks. I think my next investment is going to be one of those water changers that hooks to your sink faucet. I waste too much water letting the bathtub run while I'm refilling my tank.

So I don't need aragonite sand and PFS will be fine? If I used only PFS would I be missing out on any benefits that may be provided by aragonite sand or a different kind of reef substrate?
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Thank you for the info. I will definitely look there when I buy rocks. I think my next investment is going to be one of those water changers that hooks to your sink faucet. I waste too much water letting the bathtub run while I'm refilling my tank.

So I don't need aragonite sand and PFS will be fine? If I used only PFS would I be missing out on any benefits that may be provided by aragonite sand or a different kind of reef substrate?
Nope. I had PFS when I used to have my 75g and saw no negative effects. I didn't even rinse the sand since its supposed to be clean. It's clean because it's used in pool filters to trap debris.
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Old 04-11-2012, 04:45 PM   #343
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Nope. I had PFS when I used to have my 75g and saw no negative effects. I didn't even rinse the sand since its supposed to be clean. It's clean because it's used in pool filters to trap debris.
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The rinsing is also to reduce the dust and small particles that can make your tank cloudy. But i have never rinsed my sand.
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The rinsing is also to reduce the dust and small particles that can make your tank cloudy. But i have never rinsed my sand.
I rinsed mine but it still clouded my tank. My sis rinsed hers in small batches and it still clouded her tank like crazy! I'm not too worried about the cloudiness.
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There will always be cloudiness. Even if you put sand into the tank with a piece of PVC there will still be some. Less small particle matter the less time is needed for it to clear up.
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Wow I guess my sand was just real clean. I never rinsed mine and my water was clear within minutes.
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Wow I guess my sand was just real clean. I never rinsed mine and my water was clear within minutes.
My sisters has been clearing for 3 days now. It's almost cleared up. Lol!
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