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Old 01-23-2012, 06:47 PM   #1
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Black Diamond blasting sand?

This stuff looks cool, and cheap. But the package says "recycled product". Is it safe? What if there is some trace of whatever it was used to sandblast?
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Old 01-23-2012, 06:53 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure that is actually recovered and sized asphalt millings. I wouldn't trust it in an aquarium.
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Old 01-23-2012, 07:02 PM   #3
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Oh, ok. Thanks. I had read that some folks on here have used it in their tanks, so I thought I'd check it out. Better safe than sorry.
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Old 01-23-2012, 07:19 PM   #4
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This stuff looks cool, and cheap. But the package says "recycled product". Is it safe? What if there is some trace of whatever it was used to sandblast?
Anyone?
Thanks!
Read the link below, I've read of members using it with no issues.
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Hope this helps!
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Read the link below, I've read of members using it with no issues.
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Oh cool! I like "environmentally friendly". Thanks!
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:06 PM   #7
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Cool! That looks great! Nice catfish!
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where do you find something like this?
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:58 PM   #9
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where do you find something like this?
Tractor Supply Co. carries it for $7.99 for 50 lbs. I also saw it on Amazon.com.
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I have been using this product in my 26 galllon bow front for a while, stock is 3 theadfin rainbows and a variety of fw shrimp, no I'll effects to report so far
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