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  1. Myles

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    Hi, I'm currently setting up my marine tank. What is a good substrate to use. Regards
     
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  3. Jason

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    Hi. It all depends on what you like. Grain size and price. I personally use Red Sea fiji pink as i like the grain size and the price is very good. I pay R305 for a 10kg bag
     
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    Hi, welcome to masa!!!
    Aragonite is good. Or if you want something cheaper you can buy ordinary playsand from Reggie's.
    Tell us more about your system!
     
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    Yes playsand is a cheap option but all depend on the budget. I used playsand while i was still a student and that time my money went on booze and girls haha.... The benefit of araganite it helps a lot with a more stable pH levels but everything positive in the Marine hobby comes with a nice price tag.
     
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    Substrate

    Hi Thank you. My tank is 3mx1.2mx900high. I'm going to keep it very basic. Skimmer, Nitrate reductor and carbon and AntiPhos reactors. I would probably need about 100kg of substrate. Jason where do you purchase your Fiji pink substrate. Regards
     
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    Nice size :thumbup:

    Welcome to the forum, post lots of pics. :D
     
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    Welcome to the forum.

    Post some pictures of your tank
     
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    Thanks Viper, trying to figure out how to post pics lol.
     
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    Hi Mr Smith, thank you once I figure it out how to upload pics I'll do so. I Had some scratches bugged out yesterday so I'm ready to add substrate and water.
     
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    Hi Jason, where do you purchase your Red Sea Fiji pink
     
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    I purchsed it from Aquatic Vision in brackenfell. They are a sponsor here on this forum
     
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    You have a massive tank there dude. Where in CPT you based
     
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    I'm from the southern sunburbs.
     
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    Hi Mr Smith, herewith pic of my tank in progress

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    @Perky pets and @ebrahim sams aquarium are in the southern suburbs. Give them a call tomorow and check if they have.
     
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    That tank is huge. A child can take a nice dip in there...
     
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    Lol
     
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