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Old 05-18-2011, 02:00 AM   #1
 
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How much Sand

How many kilograms of sand will I need to use as a substrate for my tank? the base is 122cm x 36cm. I think it is a 65 gallon
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:38 AM   #2
 
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Probably around 40kgs - I think I used about 30kgs for my 55gal.
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Old 05-18-2011, 10:14 AM   #3
 
is this tank planted? if its planted go for 1-2 inches of substrate, not sure how much weight that is, but the general rule is 1-2 inches for plants, the heavier rooted plants like swords will need 2 inches. If no live plants, then you can get away with less than 1inch of substrate.
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Yep, there are plants. Thanks
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