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Old 11-18-2006, 03:00 PM   #1
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Sand grain size?

HI, I'm going to pick up sand toady and was wondering what the opinions on what the best sand gain size is....

I plan on having a 2-4in deep sand bed.....
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Anything really, to be honest it's all up to you. If it were me,I'd find something in the middle. Oolite sand (very very fine) can be problems as can crushed coral (large grain size). Find what you like, and stick with it.
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I agree dont get the very fine sand as it can easily cloud your tank and move too easy because of fish or power head.
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So I ended up getting one 30lb bag of the fine sugar gain sized sand for the bottom layer, and 3 @ 40lb bags of the "Seaflor Special" to put on top. This should give me a little extra for my refugium.
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Remember the bigger pieces will end up on the top layer....
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