Where to get sand in DBN

Discussion in 'Biological/Natural Filtration and Deep Sand Beds' started by williet, 13 Apr 2011.

  1. williet

    williet Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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    Hi all

    Can anyone tell me where I can get sand for my new DSB I want to setup ? I have some old Aragonite from my old DT but the granules are quite big. Hence me looking for sea sand ?
     
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  3. viper357

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    Wait for low tide, wade in to chest height and start filling your buckets. Try and find a beach that is not frequented by swimmers or has any rivers or storm water outlets in the vicinity, basically look for the cleanest most unpolluted beach you can think of, if there is such a thing these days. :p
     
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    use play sand willie , but wash it like a million times. i'm using that and lotsa others reefers use playsand as well.
     
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    i agree with viper - i used sand from snake park far away from a swimming area, in the middle of the week. was a biatch carrying all the sand back up the beach, but hey it's free :)
     
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    You should have borrowed Mekaeel's handy man .....
     
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    lol... yep!
     
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    Nice fine sand at Umdloti
     
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    williet Thread Starter Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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