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Old 09-15-2011, 08:10 PM   #1
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what is the general rule of thumb

for the lbs. of sand to gallon and live rock to gallon ratios
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Old 09-15-2011, 08:21 PM   #2
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I go by 1.0 -1.5 lb of sand per gallon for a regular sandbed. And the rock ratio is about 1.5-2.0 lbs per gallon.

These are just rough estiamtes depends on your rock and the depth of a sandbed you want in the tank.
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I agree with Carey. Unless you are wanting a specific fish that requires deeper sandbeds.
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