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Old 07-17-2013, 01:34 AM   #1
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Substrate

Not a hardware question, but....

Pool filter sand (cheap, light colored)

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Black Tahitian moon sand (moderate cost, dark obviously)

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Not a hardware question, but....

Pool filter sand (cheap, light colored)

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Black Tahitian moon sand (moderate cost, dark obviously)

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I like the look of tahitian moon sand much more. Have you checked out black blasting sand? It gives your tank a very nice look as well, but is fairly inexpensive at $7-8 for a 50-pound bag.
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I like the look of tahitian moon sand much more. Have you checked out black blasting sand? It gives your tank a very nice look as well, but is fairly inexpensive at $7-8 for a 50-pound bag.
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How many lbs for the tank? 30 in by 18 or 19. One 50lb bag?
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One 50 pound bag should be OK, depending on how thick of a substrate you want. I think that one bag would get you around 2".
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Horrible horrible experience with the blasting sand. Smelled like tar and super greasy. Tossed it and good moon sand. Ugh. It was worth a shot and $8 isn't a big loss at least
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