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CaribSea Ocean Direct Live Sand Oolite 5 lb

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CaribSea

All New Ocean Direct™ Live Sand

Simply Natural – Enjoy this real Caribbean live sand in a breathable bag with no added chemicals or special processing.
Simply Effective – Ocean Direct™ is different than all other live sand products on the market. This live sand utilizes patent pending Sea Breathe laser technology which preserves real live sand with its own original bacteria. Every bag of Ocean Direct™ is alive and breathing with up to 1000 times more beneficial bacteria than other preservation methods. Every grain of Ocean Direct™ is coated with bacteria and encapsulated by capillary action in a thin film of real ocean water. The thin film is open to the atmosphere for unparalleled gas exchange. This results in high counts of natural and beneficial bacteria with no noxious buildup of metabolic y-products. Each bag includes a packet of Bio-Magnet™ clarifier to reposition the free floating bacteria to where they are most active; sand beds, surfaces of live rocks, and to biological filtration media. Ocean Direct™ provides you with a thriving, natural aquarium in minutes!

Simply Perfect – Ocean Direct™ supplies the perfect union of physics and biology!

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Manufacturer Info

At CaribSea we take aquariums seriously. Since 1972 we have supplied hundreds of public aquariums, zoos, aquaculture facilities, public and private institutions, and hundreds of thousands of dedicated aquarists with the highest quality marine and freshwater products. CaribSea has been in the forefront of the principle that substrates are a piece of equirment, not just a decorative afterthought. Caribsea substrates are as precisely engineered as any piece of advanced equipment used by today`s hobbyists and professionals. CaribSea products are the chemical support, biological filtration, and biodiversity backbone for many of the most spectacular aquatic displays ever created. We are now celebrating our 35th year in the business, and our product line has continued to grow; making CaribSea your aragonite source and so much more.

16 Reviews

DUSTIN SALINAS from WEST MONROE, LA UNITED STATES

04/27/2014

Experience Level: Expert

Excellent

I use this in already established and in cycling systems. This product is top notch and delivers without unwanted phosphates/nitrates/ammonia ect. This is an excellent product to add 1 week into your cycle and end the cycle in less than 2-3 weeks. 10 stars

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BRIAN WILLIAMS from DICKSON, TN UNITED STATES

04/20/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

BJ

VerY Good Product At A Good price.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful

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BARBARA WILHITE from HUMBLE, TX UNITED STATES

03/14/2013

Experience Level: Beginner

pretty sand/not for existing

The sand is nice but getting it into an existing tank is not so easy. I scooped some in my hand and gently placed it in the water. I think it disturbed my corals. Everyone just didnt seem as healthy afterwards.

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JESSE from NEW KENSINGTON, PA UNITED STAT

11/14/2012

Experience Level: Intermediate

A++

Great quality, and beautiful live sand!

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DANIEL ENRIGHT from CARY, NC UNITED STATES

09/20/2012

Experience Level: Intermediate

Great Live Sand

I know a lot of people get burned by poor quality live sand and believing it will make a difference on their tanks cycle but this live sand is the real deal. You should always still let your tank cycle before adding critters, despite what many live sand marketing material says. However, this live sand made a huge beneficial impact on my tanks water quality in only 24 hours even though the tank had been cycling with a bed of lower quality live sand and some premium live rock for over a week.

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Misanthrope from Alexandria, VA UNITED STATES

08/29/2012

Experience Level: Intermediate

Too fine

Nice and white. Expect some displacement if you have a strong flow.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful

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RICHARD MALIN from NEW SALEM, PA UNITED STATES

08/12/2012

Experience Level: Intermediate

Caribsea ocean direct live san

Great product ,very little cloudiness in water.I also like all your caribsea products that you sell. Thank you

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JACOB KAMP from LA PORTE, TX UNITED STATES

03/26/2012

Experience Level: Beginner

80 LBS of sand

I bought 2 bags of this sand its awsome stuff. almost exactly same color as the pic a little for fine tho. Settled in about 3 to 4 hours. tried other sand but this is gonna be the best ive tried not gonna go anyother way

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TONG WEI from CLARKSBURG, MD UNITED STATES

01/31/2012

Experience Level: Intermediate

Good

Good

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BUNNY ROWE from Norwood, CO UNITED STATES

01/24/2012

Experience Level: Beginner

live sand

The live sand I got from you is just perfect. My gobies and jawfish are going to love it. I got my order only four days after ordering it. I will definately order from you again. Bunny

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