Best looking(Natural) cosmetic sand/gravel. - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-29-2019, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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Best looking(Natural) cosmetic sand/gravel.

I currently have 5 tanks and about to start my 6th and highest tech and this will be my first soil capped.

Is there sand or gravel that is equivalent in terms of natural looks as ADA Aqua Gravel or Colorado sand thats a bit easier to get your hands on? A lot of the Carib-Sea stuff looks a bit too fake and pool filter sand looks overly processed.
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Some of the most natural looking sand ( too me, as "natural" can be a very subjective concept) Ive found is from Buceplant and comes in fine or course grit. The color is spot on for that tan-- not too white substrate.


I also like Landen sands:

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