black sand

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  1. G

    Black sand for Corydoras and Plants?

    I'm currently setting up a low tech 55g aquarium and I'm having trouble with the substrate. To cut to the chase, I'm looking for a black sand that won't be harsh on the cories and other bottom dwellers, but will also be a practical substrate for plants without too much extra care. I've heard...
  2. R

    Switching to sand questions

    I’m planning to switch my substrate to black diamond blasting sand(medium grit), I’ve done all of the research and concluded that this would be the best option for my tank, but I have a few questions: 1. Would a 50 lb bag be enough for a 29 gal long tank? 2. How much sand should I plan on losing...
  3. RCA

    Unipac Gravel And Sand, Which Do You Own?

    I use the Unipac Tana (recommended) and more latterly the Sengal, my preferred.  I have just bought some Limpopo for a new project, but am considering whether to switch it to one of the sands?  Therefore, I am interested in what other people own and what fish they keep in their tanks with these...