Originally Posted by Sqbear46
How much will i need for a 46 bow front? Also will live plants grow in the sand? Should i use substrate on top of the sand?
Substrate is a term used for any material on the bottom of the tank sand or gravel.
The amount of sand you'll need is of course dependent on the depth. I'd guess you need about or at least 50 lbs.
Yes, plants grow very well in sand (think hydroponics).