Keep in mind I'm not just doing this to save $$, although that is a great bonus.
Out of the 4 sw
tanks I have I only kinda like the sand in one. That one has a pink fiji sand in it and it's still not what i want.
I don't want bright white sand but I also don't want something like crushed coral.
The play sand had almost the texture I want and the pool filter sand had the color.
If someone can share a worst case scenario story that'd be great. So far most people who have used it like it and haven't had any issues. But there's gotta be a horror story or two...
While I am on a tight budget these days I wouldn't risk the money invested already unless I was sure it won't harm anything. I only get paid a set amount every month so it's really hard to save unless I tap savings. (which I just wiped out for my 125g build) :-(
I never knew there were so many opinions on this topic. This thread was just for some quick answers but I guess a lot of people have the same query.