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Old 04-06-2007, 06:26 PM   #1
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What type of sand to buy from HD

I'm heading to Home Depot in a few minutes to purchase sand for my tank. Anything particular I should look for?
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Well you probably already went to look for it, but I believe OldCastle brand sand is "the best", however any play sand that isn't colored or in anyway altered will work just fine. Pool filter sand would work as well. Aragonite sand is prefered because of it's buffering capacity, but you don't need it. I think Walmart's Kolorscape is another tried and true brand.
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Aragonite sand is prefered because of it's buffering capacity, but you don't need it.
This is the type I would recommend. But as Lindsay said if you cant find it you can always use other.
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