01-22-2009, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by WisFish
If you do switch it over all at once, make sure you declorinate the water in the tank before you add the filter to avoid killing the bacteria in the filter.
I am not switching filters, just the subtrate. It's the same tank, just new subtrate. I also use RO water for my water changes because of the horrible tap water at my current house.
I plan on doing partial changes to sand throughout the next few water changes over several weeks.
If I am to make the change to sand, how long should i let my sand sit in water before putting it in the tank? Also, is there a cleaning process for the sand before putting it in the tank?
thanks for all your help so far guys!!!!