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post #1 of 3 Old 02-25-2009, 08:54 AM Thread Starter
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How much live sand?

i have a 75g tank and want approximately 4 inches of sand. Does anyone know how many pounds I would need to add to my current amount of 40lbs of live sand?

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post #2 of 3 Old 02-28-2009, 08:51 AM
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How many inches did the current 40lbs make in you tank?

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post #3 of 3 Old 02-28-2009, 10:09 AM
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i have a 75g tank and want approximately 4 inches of sand. Does anyone know how many pounds I would need to add to my current amount of 40lbs of live sand?

Thanks in advance
A small correction. You do not want approx 4 inches of sand. You want AT LEAST 4 inches of sand in a 75 gallon tank. I would lean closer to 5'' for nice dentificiation within the DSB.
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