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Discussion in 'Freshwater General Discussion' started by bouncer36, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. bouncer36

    bouncer36 Thread Starter Member

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    hi im thinking of putting sand in my tank i have live plants it is a freshwater tank does anyone know if petstore sand is heaving enough not clog filters
     
  2. HBIC

    HBIC Need help??? That's what we're here for :)

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    I wouldn't worry about paying those prices at the pet store, you can go to a pool supply store and by filter sand for a lot cheaper if you are looking to save a little money
     
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  3. buzz4520

    buzz4520 Well-Known Member

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  4. bouncer36

    bouncer36 Thread Starter Member

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    Went for sand at petsmart and the told if I wanted sand in my tank I should have put it in when I set up my tank. Because I will have to wait a whole week before I can put my fish back in so I left without it. I went to home deport and they didn't have any pool filter sand. So wesday I will look at lowes
     
  5. mancave1

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    Lowes will have it , Wal-Mart will have sand too .
     
  6. buzz4520

    buzz4520 Well-Known Member

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    I've changed a tank over from gravel to sand while leaving the fish in. Just have to make sure that the sand is rinsed really really good.