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Thread: Silver Sand?

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    I've a question, can I use silver sand in my aquarium?
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    Silver in color? Never heard of it. No idea if you can safely use it.
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    I also have not heard of it. beach sand, white sand, silica sand.....but not silver.

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    Hmm. In Dutch it is Zilverzand, in English Silver Sand. It's most fine sand what is there, almost white.

    I think it's most fine sand what existed there, but I'm not sure for that.

    And, you may make my English better, I can only learn about it ;)
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    If it is purely natural sand then you could use it, but if the particles are very fine they might clog up filters and be a nuisance while cleaning.
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    Heres what wikipedia has to say about it

    http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zilverzand

    Can't find the equivalent entry in english
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