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    Quote Originally Posted by BluewaterBoof View Post
    40lbs of sand in a 20g??? Good lord what kind of monstrous roots were you going to attempt to grow in there?
    That's about right. For about 1 inch, it's 1lb per gallon. So for 2", 20g = 40lbs

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    Wet sand is heavier than dry sand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueD View Post
    That's about right. For about 1 inch, it's 1lb per gallon. So for 2", 20g = 40lbs
    Hmmmm, maybe it's been too long since I've set up a brand new tank. I must remedy this

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    Quote Originally Posted by BluewaterBoof View Post
    40lbs of sand in a 20g??? Good lord what kind of monstrous roots were you going to attempt to grow in there?
    I was thinking a couple cypress trees. You rarely see them up north and I have high ceilings Besides that I'm tired of being told corys and rams must have sand when all I ever use is fine gravel. Sand they shall have.

    My other aquariums are all lightly substrated. Just adding some contour this time lol. I'll remove some later if need be but it looks good so far. I probably have 40-45# of sand in the tank.
    Last edited by OnTheFly; 07-10-2017 at 11:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BluewaterBoof View Post
    Hmmmm, maybe it's been too long since I've set up a brand new tank. I must remedy this
    Indeed you should.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluewaterBoof View Post
    Hmmmm, maybe it's been too long since I've set up a brand new tank. I must remedy this
    well...the thread is about a discount tank sale, so no time like the present
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmazonJoe View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by RiversGirl View Post
    Indeed you should.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boundava View Post
    well...the thread is about a discount tank sale, so no time like the present
    Picking up the tank on Friday. ADA Amazonia (ouch, that stuff's expensive) already shipped and should be here either Friday or Monday. Hoping Friday so I can start getting the tank put together over the weekend.

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