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post #1 of 7 Old 02-12-2007, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
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Live sand Question how do you mix live sand and unlive sand

How do you mix live sand and unlive sand in a 55 gallon salt aquarium?
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-12-2007, 11:47 AM
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well we put the live sand on top of the not live sand. eventually it will all become live.
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post #3 of 7 Old 02-12-2007, 12:55 PM
Just pour both and stir around with your hand.
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post #4 of 7 Old 02-12-2007, 04:43 PM
I recommend adding it to the top so the benefical part can make immediate contact with the tank itself. It will quickly seed the rest. get LR from several places if possible as the rock will contain different organisms. the more varied the better.
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post #5 of 7 Old 02-13-2007, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
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thank you

thank you your answers are very helpfull
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-13-2007, 12:38 PM Thread Starter
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first tank

I just started my first tank, i would post some pictures as soon as i get it runing
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-13-2007, 01:22 PM Thread Starter
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fish tank

This is my first fish tank that i set up, its a 55 gallon tank with a topfin power filter and a biological emperor power filter and 200 watt heater, i added a mix of live sand and unlive sand so far to it.
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