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Assists in breaking down wasteAdds depth and beauty to aquariums, water gardens, ponds and terrariumsMade of non-toxic fish safe materials and colorsSafe for use in freshwater and marine environmentsFor optimum results, use 2 lbs. of sand per every one gallon of water
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How easy is it to clean a tank with this substrate?

If I needed to clean my tank, how would I handle the sand?
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snails keep the food and waste out of your sand
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i bought a syphon from Petco,I forget exactly which one,but the reviews have said that it sucks in too much water if you leave it in one place. What I do is I carefully go as close to the surface of the sand without touching it and try and get all the stuff left behind from my fish and snail. Sometimes it sucks in alittle sand,and if it does you can just scoop it out of the bucket (if your letting all the dirty water iinto a bucket) and then rinse it under water and put it back into the tank.
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Can i use this for turtles?

i am planning on putting this in the basking area of the habitat would this sand work okay??
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I recommend not using sand with turtles, they are just fine with bare bottom tanks. With the basking area, it does seem like a good idea but your turtle will most likely track it into the water, making it cloudy.
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How fine is the sand?

What is the diameter of the particles?
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I bought this for my freshwater (5 gallon) tank,and it is very bright. All the waste your fish leave behin shows up quite well. Its not like the sand in a sand box,it is like tiny little pebbles. So if you want fine sand,then Id find a different type.
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will this be good for fresh water baby teacup stingray ?

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Does this sand have to washed

How hard is this to clean before putting in tank
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