01-19-2007, 10:02 PM
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Re: Help please, for new tank
Originally Posted by scottysgirl
Hi, I am setting up a 40 gallon hex for an Oscar. Yes I know this tank size is a bit small for an Oscar but several well educated people have told me this is OK with frequent water changes. Is it OK to use sand in this tank? Are there special conciderations to take into account when using sand? Also, I have heard that it is OK to use playground sand in an aquarium, is this true? And will I need to use an airstone in addition to a canister filter to get enough oxygen into the water?
yup just make sure u wash it realy well. and airs stones allways help :P it cant hurt to put it in