01-16-2013, 06:48 PM
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As long as you rinse it well before using it, it would be fine. You even have to rinse "aquarium" sand a certain amount to get rid of the dust so it's no stretch to rinse the playsand more. $5 for 18kg at home hardware locally.
Check the "sand, bacteria, gravel" thread, (sorry, the link fairy in on break right now so you'll have to go look it up) there is a close up picture of some of the sand there, all it ends up being is little rocks. The aquarium sand is probably more uniform in colour and perhaps in grain sizes.t, it's in such small quan
Oh, the Quickrete rep sent an outline of the process they go through to clean the equipment before running playsand for sale through it and the testing that they do to make sure it is clean.
Last edited by JDM; 01-16-2013 at 06:50 PM..