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Thread: Sand question

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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?

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    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 place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    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 found
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    I didn't rinse my pool filter sand, it settled fine in a day or two

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    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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