Most people use pool filter sand and play sand (washed of course) but I really like the look and texture of the all purpose sand. It looks similar to the cichlid sand sold at my local pet store. Instead of fine grains like are in play sand, it is large grains and chips of stone. Do you think this would be ok to use as substrate for my cichlid tank? I just want my fish to be happy and safe!
Hello, I have put playsand from Home Depot in my aquarium. I cleaned it in a bucket and hose until water was clear. I then put it in my tank before the water. That could've been my first mistake. It has been two days and my water is cloudy like this. Does anyone know a cause, and a solution? I really love the look of sand but if it does not.
Sakrete Natural Play Sand's mineral make up is silica, which is the same as any beach sand. It seems that recently sand has gotten a bad name due to the industrial applications it is used in. When using sand in industrial settings, such as for sand blasting sand these can be broken up into very fine particles that if one is exposed to and inhaled for a period of time may cause health problems.When I was cleaning my play sand, I used a large container and relatively small amounts of sand at a time. I stirred up the sand real good and after a couple of seconds dumped the water. The finer particles of sand that were suspended in the water ended up on the driveway--along with the dirt and debris. It still took a long time to get it clean enough that I was satisfied. But in the end.Play sand also requires you to stir the sand twice a week as it is heavier and because deadly ammonia can build up under the sand's surface in small pockets. Play sand isn't completely safe for your aquarium as is, so it is advised that you follow the steps below before adding sand to any aquarium. Pet Store Sand: Pet store sand is expensive at.
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Well went to Home depot and bought some Pavestone High Desert Play Sand. Not sure if this stuff is good to use for freshwater but I put some in a cup and added some vinegar and well it fizzed. any answers would be helpful. rich311k. 05-06-2009, 08:21 PM. Put it in a bucket of water and see if it effects the KH, GH and PH, if it does then you probably dont want to use it unless you have hard.Read More
It's safe but not a uniform grain size like pool filter sand or aquarium sand. You will need to separate the smaller particles out of the sand. Fortunately this is very easy, put some sand in a bucket, fill it with water and dump the water and repeat about 10 times. Make sure you stir the sand up before dumping it.Read More
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Did you rinse the sand? Did you check to see if the play sand contains anything that could be harmful to the fish? Lots of people use sand from a home improvement store rather than an aquarium shop, so yours should be OK. If your filter is operating, the sand dust should clear in a few days. That's nothing compared with the time the aquarium.Read More