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post #21 of 23 Old 11-20-2013, 06:20 PM
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When I set up my 65 gallon I used playsand, and I really couldn't be happier.
It's finer and lighter than the pool filter sand, so it took more washing than the heavier sand, but it's also softer and smoother.
Cleaning is a breeze as opposed to having to dig down into the gravel to vacuum.
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post #22 of 23 Old 11-20-2013, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
So what is the process for cleaning sand VS cleaning gravel?
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post #23 of 23 Old 11-20-2013, 08:44 PM
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Gravel - shove the tube through the gravel to the bottom of the tank.

Sand - lightly swirl the end of the tube about a half inch over the sand. With sand, the waste has a tendency to collect in certain areas making cleaning even easier.

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