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Old 09-09-2009, 09:51 AM   #11
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Kurt, I feel much better after reading your post! I wondered how important the whole thing really was. I'm not going to stress over it anymore: I'm going to go with 2 or 3 inches because I think that looks good and it will be enough to house some critters

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If anything, i would say go with 3"s. It would be safer and more comfortable for the critters than 2 inches, and may still be behind the boundary of all that anaerobic and aerobic bacteria stuff.

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Ok guys I am going with 2 1/2 though 3 in the front and then up to four in the back. in the front I mean 2 1/2 to 3 in waves in the front and then slop it up in the back so I will have all diffent depths all over! Thankx guy! O how does my sand bed sound?

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