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Old 10-09-2011, 04:33 PM   #11
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Diescthe sand from home depot just need to be silica free??
On another site I found that I gave you bad info. :-( The sand from HD does have silicates.
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Old 10-09-2011, 04:42 PM   #12
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Ive now read it doesnt matter if the sand has silicates..... Ugggggg
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I would suggest aragonite sand.
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+1 on aragonite. I have it for my 90 gallon reef and I love it. I will get a 40 pound bag of it for my new 29 Biocube.
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