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Old 09-29-2008, 03:00 PM   #1
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Question More LS for my 55g

Alright Just wondering my tanks has been establish for about 2months now.... Am i able to add more Substrate to my tank... Obvisously I would have to remove the fish? If I do for how long?
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Old 09-29-2008, 03:08 PM   #2
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If ur adding live sand i wouldnt remove anything
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You won't have to remove the fish, just be careful. I add sand by putting it in a bowel and slowly let it fill up with water and move it to the bottom of the tank and then pour it out.
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Wouldn't the Silt Bother them? or cause them to have lack of Oxygen?
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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...

I have done it several times just as Roka has said. A cup or bowl works fine. Just take your time in doing it and the "sand storm" will be minimal
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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...

I have done it several times just as Roka has said. A cup or bowl works fine. Just take your time in doing it and the "sand storm" will be minimal
Cool... Casue I only added about 30LB of sand I want to add another 30LBs if thats possible? and I will add the dry sand they sell a 30LB dry bag of Aragnite Sand for $19.99 at Petsmart....
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That is the stuff I used in my tank and where I got it from too.
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That is the stuff I used in my tank and where I got it from too.
LOL... Hey we got something in common we buy the same sand...:p... I saw it and i thought it was a great Deal....So i just wanted to add another bag full...
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That is probably the best sand for a reef tank IMO!
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That is probably the best sand for a reef tank IMO!
Yeah I am probably going to rinse it pretty good becasue I don't want to create a hugh clown like before I don't think i cleaned it out to well.... Is there a good menthod for cleaning it really good? What do you do ziggy?
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