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Onyx Sand?

I have seen a bag of this stuff at my lfs and I was wondering if this works good in planted tanks? Has any one here tried it? Has it worked? If its not good for a planted tank.... why?

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It sucks dude
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I kinda knew u would say that Jason... But since u say it doesn't, what is the reason behind it?

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cause i say so
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cause i say so
What? Care to sound just a BIT more intelligent than that?

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I had enough of u Jason who else tried this stuff?

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lol nah I dont know much about plants, I just know that sand isnt a good substrate for them. Well ok i know a good bit about them but its late. LOL
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lol nah I dont know much about plants, I just know that sand isnt a good substrate for them.
http://www.seachem.com/products/prod...yx%20Sand.html

Does that look like sand to you?

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Yea I know what it is, Its just big grains
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lol, ok ok its alright I just want him to go with eco-complete
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Yea I know what it is, Its just big grains
Big grains eh? So I guess my pebbles are just REALLY big grained sand?

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Ok thanks. I knew u were trying to get me to spend more dough. I'm cheap. U know that. I will be goin with the onyx sand instead of the eco-complete.

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lol, ok ok its alright I just want him to go with eco-complete
Then just say so? I have the same feeling, but I don't manipulate.

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Big grains eh? So I guess my pebbles are just REALLY big grained sand?

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It suxs, eco-complete is a lot better nutrient wise
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Then just say so? I have the same feeling, but I don't manipulate.

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