Anyone running a tank with black sand?

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  1. Dlaria

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    Anyone running a tank with black sand? I wish I would have done mine with black sand. I bet it would look so Awesome! If you have pictures, please link. I bet a jet black sandbed with black background would be so kewl. If you've used black sand, can you advise which is the darkest black, and what problems have you had - if any.
     
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  3. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    I think I've only seen one tank with black sand, can't remember who's it was though, could maybe have been @dallasg ?
     
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    This is so strange:iagree:, i was looking at my nano last night and told myself to post this exact same thread today... i think it would look awesome to but i cant seem to find any pic's.

    will be tagging along.:thumbup:
     
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    Really makes the color POP doesnt it.
     
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    williet Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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    It is me ;)!!!

    I have Caribsea Black arogonite(From Hawaii). It makes your Corals and fish stand out and look more colourful than they are!!!! However like driving a black car, any debris (Crush white coral) really stands out too that gives the tank a bit if a "Dirty" Look.

    I know mine has a lot on now but I just had to move 2 weeks ago so I will clean up shortly !

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    Ask away if you have any questions ? :thumbup:
     
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    My sandsifting goby would go "yuck i aint eating that black rubbish" lol
     
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    williet Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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    :lol:

    Me too, that photo is a bit old, I have tidied up a bit ! Still lots need to be done !
     
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    Wasnt commenting on your tank, just black substrate in general :biggrin:
     
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    Not mine, saw it on the net

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  11. SHAYNE

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    thats awesome:yeahdude: cool little built-inn frag display!
     
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    i tried the carib sea range, might go back to it as black is very cool
     
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    williet Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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    Once you black there is no turning back ! :lol:
     
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    Dlaria

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    I wish I'd done black! Next tank then.... Probably makes the dsb look better. Probably hides some of the biology going on in there.
     
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    @Tobes, can you please post a link to the tank?
    I would love to find out more about this specific tank!
     
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    It was just a pic amongs others, not an article. Will see if I can find something.
     
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    Thanks Tobes!
     

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