playsand???

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by werner5, 3 Apr 2013.

  1. werner5

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    hey guys i want to add substrate to my new tank i want to know if i can use river sand or is playsand better not sure what the difference is cause it looks the same for me so thats why i am here to ask the experts lol thanx in advance ;)
     
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  3. Albert Terego

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    I think playsand is just rebranded river sand.
     
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    Hey Guys,
    Playsand once you have cleaned it properly by rinsing it 20 times in a bucket comes out looking like off white sugar.
    River sand is crushed up rock of all colours so generally larger particles and colour is more brown/beige.

    playsand is better but you need to adjust your in DT pumps so you don't get sandstorms.
    I personally wouldn't use river sand
     
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    River sand and play sand same, diffrents is play sand is clean oud no worms hiding, no bucks hiding in there i think also more pricy than normal river sand.Also get play sand in white, cream coluor.
     
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    Cool thanx guys
     
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    Cool thanx guys
     
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