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Old 11-11-2008, 03:08 PM   #1
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Sand or gravel

I have an old tank established tank. I am adding live rock and expensive fish. Should I change from gravel to sand? Can i leave some gravel and
add sand on top or get rid of gravel?

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Old 11-11-2008, 05:30 PM   #2
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Change all the gravel out for sand. If mixed, the sand will simply settle on the bottom and the coral will be on the top anyway.

Crushed coral is a notorius nitrate producer. "Expensive fish" will enjoy it better.


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Yeah get either pool filter sand, or crushed coral. Both are good.
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gravel, sand

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