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Old 02-29-2012, 06:18 PM   #1
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Hello, I have a 75 gallon fresh water and iwant to switch to saltwater. am i going to have to drain my entire tank and start fresh? Also how deep should my sand be in the bottom of my tank, I plain on doing fish only for now.
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:38 PM   #2
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personally i would drain it, sanitize it, and start fresh, but thts just me, your sand depth depends on what you want, if you want a shallow sandbed 1-2 inches is good, if you want a nice deep one 2-3 inches is good, if you want something like a jawfish ull need a deep sandbed
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personally i would drain it, sanitize it, and start fresh, but thts just me, your sand depth depends on what you want, if you want a shallow sandbed 1-2 inches is good, if you want a nice deep one 2-3 inches is good, if you want something like a jawfish ull need a deep sandbed
Thanks for the response, as far as sanitizing the tank wht do you recommend?
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A weak bleach water solution should do the trick, spray it on, and rinse it untill u dont smell bleach anymore
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i dont know if i would use bleach just water and vinegar works for me
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:13 PM   #6
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A weak bleach water solution should do the trick, spray it on, and rinse it untill u dont smell bleach anymore
Bleach is fine
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