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Substrate

Postby jdt28 » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:45 pm

Hi All
I am this weekend starting another aquarium off using sand as substrate for the first time,my question is this

Do I add sand to the tank and then fill with water?

Or

Do I put the water in first and then add the clean sand?

which wil give me better results quicker?
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Re: Substrate

Postby englishmx » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:57 pm

Definitely sand first, after washing it thoroughly. When adding the water put a saucer in the tank and pour onto that, will help reduce some of the clouding :wink:
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Re: Substrate

Postby jdt28 » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:07 pm

Hi
Sand in first as recommended,covered with large piece of bubble wrap and filled with water.As the water raised so did the bubble wrap,sand un-disturbed =Crystal clear water immediate :lol: ly
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