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Yea, that sand will work.

Be advised that you will be rinsing that sand for quite a while (mine was super dusty and took ~15 min per half-bucket to wash it enough). Also, depending on what type of filter setup you have, I would be wary of turning on the filters immediately afterwards. If you have a sump with a fine-micron sock, then go ahead. If you have a HOB, then i would be worried about the impeller sticking/grinding.
Also, pool filter sand (PFS) will brown over time: I got tired of mine looking dirty and went to some CaribSea in my cichlid tank.

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If the intake is higher above the substrate then that is safer. but I would give it a couple of hours to settle, if needed.

Set up the tank, rock, driftwood, and plant it, misting the plants.

When you are ready to fill the tank put a plate or plastic bag over the substrate and run the water in slowly so it seeps over the edges and into the substrate. That will minimize the clouding.
 
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