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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-06-2006, 02:17 AM Thread Starter
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pics of leveling or patio sand?

Hey everyone.. I saw some people on here are using the dark colored leveling sand like what Lowes sells.
I'd love to see some pictures of it. I was going to go with TMS but it kind of pricey.
I am using soilmaster select in my 75 and wondering if I put sand on top of that if it will stay in place, or will the sand sink to the bottom.

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The sand will sink to the bottom, probably pretty quickly.
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Found this thread doing a search.

So the patio leveling sand at Lowe's is aquarium safe?? I really liked the color of one type, and I wasn't impressed with the pool filter sand..too lightweight. That patio leveling sand is heavy and looks like it would say in place very well.


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