Thread: Sand question
03-22-2014, 01:19 PM #1Junior Member Guppy
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If I purchase pool filter sand instead of play sand will I still have to clean it the way you do with the play sand or can I put it directly into my aquarium?
03-22-2014, 02:18 PM #2
All sand is going to be at least a bit dusty. Personally, I don't rinse any of it anymore and just let the dust settle.When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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03-22-2014, 03:29 PM #3
I rinse, then rinse some more lol Nothing annoys me more than a yucky cloudy tank.
PFS is easier to clean than playsand I've foundLots of tanks
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03-22-2014, 04:20 PM #4
I didn't rinse my pool filter sand, it settled fine in a day or two
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03-22-2014, 04:27 PM #5
Its not too hard to rinse the sand. I saw a video on youtube where they used a 2 littre bottle to add sand under the water, that cleaned the sand while adding it.
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