Tank upgrade

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by wannibi, 6 Jun 2016.

  1. wannibi

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    Hi All

    I am busy building a 500L tank. I currently have a 80L cube with sand covering the bottom of the display with a sand depth of between 20 and 70mm. Should I be wary of potential poisenous gasses escaping when I remove the sand for seeding the new tank?
     
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  3. Gesiggie

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    Hi @wannibi ,
    Congrats on your upgrade

    There should be no issues swapping the sand over. But if you are going to let it stand for longer than a day, rather rinse it properly first before adding it to a new display, to get rid of all the possible die-off. Unless the new tank is going to cycle first in any case..
     
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    Nope. Unless its dead. Not deep enough to b able to trap in gasses.

    Are you using the same type substrate in the new tank. And you just want to add the old tank substrate to the new tank?
     
  5. wannibi

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    Hi Riaan

    I am using the same sand collected of a beach a while back.
     
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