It depends. You can turn off the powerheads and things can settle quicker. As a bacteria base builds up in the sand, and this is a poor but best way I can put it, becomes stickier and won't get blown around so easily compared to fresh sand.
I didn't think it was too shabby for my first saltwater setup! I determined I don't like the ledge on the left as much as I thought I did..... I'm going to stack the 3 pieces on the ground up there lol.