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OK so I suck at math.

I found a place like a block from my house that will sell me a small grain pea gravel by the 5 gallon bucket or by the 1/4 yard... I have no idea how much acual gravel either of these would give me.

A 1/4 yard is only $8 so I dont know whether or not to do a 1/4 or 2 buckets...


Can anyone help...

Oh and the gravel is for "My other 55gallon" (in the photo area)

I got about a 1.5'' bed with 3/4 of a 5gallon bucket of gravel about the same size soo I think 2 buckets should do it...


I don't know what I am thinking right now...


Help:help: :iamwithst
 

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To start with a small pea gravel would still be too large IMHO.

There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard (how do people get out of school not knowing that? ). So a ¼ yard would be about 7 cubic feet.

A 5 gallon bucket holds about 1200 cubic inches. There are 1728 cubic inches to the cubic foot (see above comment).

Two buckets would be about 2400 cubic inches. That's about 1.3 cubic feet. So that means that the ¼ yard is WAY more than you need.

If you can post a picture of some of the gravel with a quarter sitting on it I can better tell you about the size.
 
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