Would you buy this?

Discussion in 'Sand' started by WCW, Dec 30, 2011.

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  1. WCW

    WCW Feather Duster

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  3. Ashevillian

    Ashevillian Bangghai Cardinal

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    Some people I think would say yes, I think most would say no.

    You can get dry sand cheaper and just seed it with a 8oz cup of your LFS sand from either their DT or a sump.

    Besides you're in TX! Take a boat out to a sand bar and fill up some buckets! :-D
  4. Meanie

    Meanie Spaghetti Worm

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    Doesn't sound too bad, i'll be watching to see what you think if you order it....
  5. ezz1r

    ezz1r Bubble Tip Anemone

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    I would buy it and clean it through a pillow case and a hose then let it sit for a few weeks before adding it to my DT tank.

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  6. Meanie

    Meanie Spaghetti Worm

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    If it's live sand wouldn't that kill everything in it? If so then you would be better off just going and buying Argonite sand at you LFS probably cheaper.
  7. NanoMano

    NanoMano Gigas Clam

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    I'd do dry sand all the way, and seed it with a cup or 2 of live sand, its much cheaper
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  9. stepho

    stepho Panda Puffer

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    I would do dry sand. Microfauna breeds rapidly IME.
  10. tattoolew

    tattoolew Peppermint Shrimp

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    Dry sand for sure. I have the "sand" and a bunch of rubble in it. Like full and half shells, little redish pebbles and the such. Get Dr. Tim's one and only i love this stuff made my tank go from a slight stinky beach smell to nothing but salt in a few hours.
  11. WhiskyTango

    WhiskyTango Torch Coral

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    No, I would not buy that sand.
  12. Rpratt

    Rpratt Astrea Snail

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    Dont buy it for just the live sand. If you like the compound then buy it. Better to pay a little extra and get what you love. If you have heard good reviews from this person and just want their live sand then ask them if you can buy a sample (2-3 cups) to see how it looks. Then use that to seed your sand. But I it is all about price go with what everyone else said