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Old 06-25-2013, 06:37 PM   #1
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Starting my tank today I've read online I should rinse my sand before putting it in the tank. Is this true? Or can I just put it in straight from the bag? It's Natures Ocean live reef sand
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Old 06-25-2013, 06:41 PM   #2
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Definitely rinse and repeat or else you will get a dust cloud in your tank for a day or so ( my mistake ).
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Are you just starting a tank? I would not rinse this sand as it's supposedly live and you will wash away the bacteria with your tap water.
dry sand must be rinsed.
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Yup new tank. I have everything in and running. How do you stop your sand from moving around? I've moved my power heads a few times and it helped but its still moving some sand. I'm just afraid it will move it down to glass. Thanks
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It usually calms down after a little time, but if not, then you may have too much flow.
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