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Old 05-26-2006, 02:25 PM   #1
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Mixing different size sands

My 75 gallon tank currently has about 2" of sand about a size or two up from sugar size sand.

I want to add more sand to get a total depth of 3 to 4 inches.
Can i add sugar size sand to this, or is it a bad thing to mix diffenent sizes together.

Overtime the smaller particles will settle to the bottom i guess..
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Overtime the smaller particles will settle to the bottom i guess..
True, I used to have CC/LS, the coral shifted to the bottom.

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Can i add sugar size sand to this, or is it a bad thing to mix diffenent sizes together.
Only issue I see here is future clean up crew/fish. I'm not sure of all of them, but some critters like smaller grains and others don't mind at all.

Some one w/more sand/critter/fish experience might be able to give more input.
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