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post #1 of 2 Old 09-03-2013, 06:21 PM Thread Starter
is this good sand for a deep sand bed?

i wanna do a deep sand bed and the lfs has 20lb bags of live sand for 33 bucks. i found this 160 Lb Bahama Aragonite sand (shipping included)(*All sand ships USPS priority mail*) - Store

is this live sand? im trying to figure what way to go here. i have a 46 gallon and im gonna need alot of sand for the dsb.

46g bowfront freshwater
10g freshwater
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post #2 of 2 Old 09-03-2013, 11:04 PM
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I don't think the marcos sand is live, at least not the type you are looking at. You could get some of that sand and then some live sand from your local fish store and inoculate the rinsed dead sand with bacteria from the live.

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