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post #1 of 6 Old 09-16-2012, 02:02 PM Thread Starter
help with sand substrate asap!

ok so i ended up getting a offer to have free live sand but they are 2 different types of sand see pics.can i mix them together aand be good or just use one kind.heres where the asap part comes i have to go get it befor the other he offered goes.theres 50 lbs in the white and another 80lbs in the other kind. note thy both have white sand.thanks

this is the mixed bag with lil bits of shells and other sea stuff you would find in the actuall ocean

this is the white kind
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post #2 of 6 Old 09-16-2012, 02:20 PM
Throw em in together. No probelm. The whtie stuff if much finer, and blows around a bit. The top stuff is easier to deal with, but thats basically whats used.
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post #3 of 6 Old 09-16-2012, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
ddone went and got i got a total of 120lbs of live sand for free! i already put it all in after i removed my play sand.i must say there is one hell of a difference.i put the ocean sea stuff on the bottom and used the white stuff as a the top it looks sooo much cleaner now compaired to play sand.gonna let the tank settle for a lil bit and take pics.

o btw thats not all i got.i got aall brand new in boxes a seaclone 150 skimmer ,2 marine land powerheads the 1200 ones,fuval 300 watt heater,marine land 350 filter,2 aqueon 617 gph return pumps , crap loud of fish food fresh and salt,3 30in t8 standard lights,crap load of fake plants,2 maineland 250 filters,50ft water change kit,lots more this is just off the top of my head lol.o since all this was new in boxes i returned 2 30in light to the pet store for store credit and got 100 bucks for

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post #4 of 6 Old 09-16-2012, 07:03 PM
Cant' beat free.
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post #5 of 6 Old 09-16-2012, 07:16 PM Thread Starter
Originally Posted by Reefing Madness View Post
Cant' beat free.
yep gotta love truck role overs.
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post #6 of 6 Old 09-17-2012, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
got a 1inch bed with 80 lbs of live sand.

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