Ok, after loads of help and advice from loads of you lovely people
I have decided that I will use sand in my new tank (when the hood decides to arrive!).
Now i am faced with more dilemmas, what colour, what type of sand etc etc..
I'm in the UK so dont have ready access to pool stores etc and when i look at sand on websites the sand is listed as marine sand (is this ok for fw
Also how much is needed for a 30"x12" tank??
So I would love to hear your adivce/opinons/experience etc.... especially on the colours...