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Old 01-24-2013, 10:54 PM   #11
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Good to know! Thanks!

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Old 01-25-2013, 12:14 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by DjBootleg View Post

More oxygen for the root of the plants
Little easier to clean
Looks cleaner (poop and such sits at the top of sand)
More room for beneficial bacteria to live

Better for African Cichlids (why I switched)
Easier to clean with a vacuum (just lightly go over the sand to pick up the poop etc.)
Better for shrimp and bottom feeders (food lays on top doesn't hide like in gravel)
Better for live plants and fake plants (holds them down better)

those are just the basic pros and cons..
Thanks for that its good to know an understand that its not always just a cosmetic thing.

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gravel, sand

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