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Old 01-16-2004, 12:19 PM   #16
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If you go to this thread Ghazanfar talks about the only problem I know about when it comes to Onix sand.
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Old 01-16-2004, 12:47 PM   #17
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Well first off the Onyx is not black. It's really a light gray (grey) in color. Second off they are not going to stay layered as you like. As soon as you start planting and moving plants they will get mixed up.
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thanks for your reply rex ....

so would you suggest to just stick to flourite only or onyxsand only?......how about mixing them to start with then?? ... at least the onyx sand with "soften" the redness of the flourite ....

or do you suggest to just use the jbl aquadura under onyx sand ? ....at the moment i have the jbl aquadura plus under white gravel ... it doesnt seem to cloud up too much when im changing things around...

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Old 01-16-2004, 04:04 PM   #19
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i say go 100% flourite

if you cover the whole bottom with plants..you won't see the red adn that's your goal anyway right?
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