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Aquarium sand or play sand?

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Aquarium sand or play sand?
Old 01-19-2013, 11:42 AM   #51
 
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Why the heck would a "silica" free sand make any difference to sand boxes and the like, I get why you wouldn't use silica free in a FW tank.

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I think the concern was it is calcium carbonate which would raise the pH and could become hard.

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