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Old 10-04-2008, 07:19 PM   #21
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I dont know Scott I used it when the sand was wet and it went down pretty good. Made less of a sand storm.
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Hmmm, I tried that too but I had issues! LOL! Probably too narrow of PVC, on my part.
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Yeah I just used PVC and even after it rinsing for almost 45 min there still a hugh white cloud..... I am scared I hope my fishes don't die..... It's Dry CaribSea Aragonite Sand again 30Lb bag for $19.99 @ Petsmart....lol
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The fish should be fine.
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The fist should be fine.
I hope they seemed there in shock from all the cloudiness.... They don't seem as happy as before I will watch out and let you know if everything works out ok.....
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I've used the pvc method and liked it because I could direct the sand where I wanted it to go. I don't think there is any way to avoid a sand storm but I wouldn't be concerned. I've never had adverse reactions with my fish and figure, the oceans aren't always calm and sand storms happen. They may not like it but it shouldn't take long to clean up.
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I've used the pvc method and liked it because I could direct the sand where I wanted it to go.
Precisely the reason I use it.
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Once again Great Idea Mel!!
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Wow!!! With doing a PWC and then adding more dry sand a week later really clears up your water very nice.... Will after adding only about 15LBs of sand yesterday and really upset my fish they are basking in the fresh clear water.. And looking happier than ever..... Thanks for all the post and helping me not worry about my fish dieing.....:p
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They will be just fine. I would suggest using dry non-live sand. The "LS" you buy in bags is not as live as you may think...

Should i avoid buying the bags of LS? or do i buy 1/2 LS and 1/2 Dry CaribSea Aragonite Sand ?
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