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LF: Pool Filter Sand

Hey guys anyone have any Pool Filter Sand? Starting my first 20L tank and need only about 2-3" worth 90% Aquasoil in back. Just need some for front.
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I have it in 4 of my 7 tanks. It is great. It is large enough to not settle in against my heavier sub under the sand. Playground sand is so small it will fill in the voids between the heavier gravel some folks use for a bast for the sand.

I keep Amazon river based fish and this mimics a lot of the river beds from my limited research.

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I have it in 4 of my 7 tanks. It is great. It is large enough to not settle in against my heavier sub under the sand. Playground sand is so small it will fill in the voids between the heavier gravel some folks use for a bast for the sand.

I keep Amazon river based fish and this mimics a lot of the river beds from my limited research.

hopes this helps you out.
Awesome! Thank you! Have any pictures of the setup?
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Ivan, Since you are using 90% AS, dont mix 10% sand, Head ache later if mind changeS.

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Ivan, Since you are using 90% AS, dont mix 10% sand, Head ache later if mind changeS.
Hey Joraan,

I know. Just I might actually make it 50/50 and do a small amount of plants. and the rest for the fishes. I'll draw up a scape.
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Ivan, I have some Mystic White if you need some, but you would have to drive out to Englewood Cliffs during the week to pick it up.

And if you want to get more for future use, there's a company I get it from that's another 5 minutes further north, last time I got some it was 12.99 for 50lb bag.

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