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Old 10-23-2015, 04:51 PM   #1
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Pros and Cons to an Underwater Sandfall

I am considering creating an underwater sandfall for an aquarium I'll be making in the future. I would just like to know some of the overall pros and cons to having a sandfall in my aquarium, specifically the cons.

I read on another forum that the constantly falling sand can be hard on the fish's gills and eventually cause breathing problems. Is this true and is there any thing else I should know about before pursuing this project?
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Old 10-27-2015, 12:34 PM   #2
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I would think that if the sand is heavy enough and falls normally it shouldnt hurt the fish. How is the sand fall any different than a fish just stirring up a sand substrate.
Ive been building one in my 55 and can see how it would hurt the fish.
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