Substrate

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  1. Neil H

    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hi guys,

    I dont want to use the course crusher coral available at most LFS's as my substrate, i dont like the look and it could trap detritus!!

    So what are the alternatives ???

    Reggies play sand??? Is it white ?? I am looking for the whitest possible substrate????

    any suggestions.... I am in the 4ways area, anyone know of LFS shops which stock really fine substrate in the area?????
     
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    Aragamax do a pure white fine sand
     
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    Neil H Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    where would i get this ?
     
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    Toys R us sand goes white if washed probably check out the sand in my tank
     
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    Playsand from Reggies or Toys R Us can be used.Needs to be washed thorughly to get that pure white look.Very cheap, R40.00 per 20kg bag.
    A more expensive route would be Caribsea Aragonite.
    Remember if buffering is not an issue go for playsand.Or you can always do a mix of Playsand and Aragonite to help with buffering.
     
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    Neil H Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Mekaeel, not worried about buffering at this stage .....

    Warr, i think i will go toys are us route ....

    thanks guys
     
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    So playsand will be your best bet :)
     
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