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Old 08-29-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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Black sand or black gravel?

Do you like black sand or black gravel in a planted setup?
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Old 08-30-2011, 03:09 PM   #2
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i like the look of sand better.. but obviously that is just my opinon
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Old 08-30-2011, 04:18 PM   #3
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Black sand.........
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Old 08-30-2011, 06:24 PM   #4
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I like the sand too, and plan on using that for my 40 gallon
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Old 08-30-2011, 06:49 PM   #5
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Sand is lovely, but I started with sand and switched to gravel, and found it to be much less painful to work with. The Flourite Black gravel I've got is kind of like really rough chunky sand, I like it.
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Sand is lovely, but I started with sand and switched to gravel, and found it to be much less painful to work with. The Flourite Black gravel I've got is kind of like really rough chunky sand, I like it.
I live sand too but It always gets sucked up a lot by the siphon. Maybe the Fourite black gravel is the way to go.
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Old 08-31-2011, 11:13 AM   #7
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Is the black fluorite the same as black bueaty sand. If so i read a article the said it was iron slag, or something like that. Well any way I used it in my cichlid tank with no problem except it would stick to my magnet scrapper and scratch my glass. It was hard to see black on black.
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Seachem black fourite is clay based, won't stick to your magnetic cleaners!

Anyone have experience with the caribsea tahitian moon black sand?
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I dont yet but have recently just purchased caribsea tahitian moon black sand for my 55 FW build. so I will tell you in a few months lol
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Anyone have experience with the caribsea tahitian moon black sand?
I have it in my Fluval Chi and I love it!
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