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Old 07-08-2011, 03:32 PM   #11
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Do you have an extra HOB that you can fill with just poly-fill I have sugar sand very fine grained almost like flower I filled my HOB with the P-F and raised a small cloud every morning and then left for work when i got home i removed the fill rinsed and replaced it took me 8 days of this and if finely stopped clouding my tank every time a fish swam by. I run a DSB so i dont vacum my sand
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Old 07-08-2011, 05:07 PM   #12
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This is more an issue of residual "dust" in the sand, without thoroughly washing any kind of sand, it has a fine dust mixed in, just part of the process. You can either do as grizz mentioned above or simply let the fish do it, that may take months though.
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:27 PM   #13
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This is more an issue of residual "dust" in the sand, without thoroughly washing any kind of sand, it has a fine dust mixed in, just part of the process. You can either do as grizz mentioned above or simply let the fish do it, that may take months though.
Ok I may just let the fish do it... It's their home. If they want it then they can keep it.
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:38 PM   #14
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I spent 2.5 hours cleaning my sand before it went in the tank, it was completely clear within 48 hours. Anytime my sand gets touched, it does kick up a mini sandstorm, but has no affect on the water. It'll thin out after awhile
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:43 PM   #15
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I spent 2.5 hours cleaning my sand before it went in the tank, it was completely clear within 48 hours. Anytime my sand gets touched, it does kick up a mini sandstorm, but has no affect on the water. It'll thin out after awhile
Well this is the first time I've ever done live sand. Plus, when I opened the bag, there was another bag, inside the bigger bag, that contained the actual sand and the bottom ripped and the sand went all over my carpet...
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Ohh my, yeah sand spills are crappy, especially on carpet
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Ohh my, yeah sand spills are crappy, especially on carpet
Yeah! Thank God for Vacuum cleaners!!! Hahaha
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How did this turn out? Did it settle?
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How did this turn out? Did it settle?
Yes it has settled splendidly.
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