CaribSea Arag-Alive Special Grade Reef Sand 20 lb

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CaribSea CaribSea Arag-Alive Sp. Grade 1-2mm: Arag-Alive! Aragonite Reef Sand with Live Stabilized Marine Bacteria : Use alone, or to kick-start our dry aragonite! Arag-Alive has more surface area for bacterial porosity; approximately 20,000 square inches per cubic inch! Arag-Alive will dramatically reduce cycling time in new set-ups because it contains millions of heterotrophic, autotrophic, and chemolithotrophic bacteria. Arag-Alive has 381,000 ppm calcium, 7,390 ppm strontium, 1050 ppm magnesium, 590,000 ppm carbonate (buffer), 56 ppm potassium, and is lowest in phosphate and has no silica. Arag-Alive also provides molybdenum, barium, boron, selenium, beryllium, and other essential ocean trace elements. CaribSea Arag-Alive is not beach collected. This aragonite comes from the pure and pristine Bahama Banks and unlike beach zone collected sands contains no tar, harmful organics, or impurities.

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Specifications

  • 20 lbs\
  • 1-2 mm
  • aragonite
  • 381,000 ppm calcium
  •  7,390 ppm strontium
  • 1050 ppm magnesium
  • 590,000 ppm carbonate (buffer)
  • 56 ppm potassium, and is lowest in phosphate and has no silica


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.


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Nice choice of sand
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Looks good, nice choice of live sand
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I have this sand in my tank, and it looks nice and is a great choice.
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CARIBSEA!

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Great substrate! Love this stuff!
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CaribSea Arag-Alive Reef Sand

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Stabilizes reef almost immediately.
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I added 10 pounds of CaribSea Reef Sand to my 10 gallon nano reef aquarium and everything in my tank stabilized within 24 hours. It did take 48 hours for the water to clear even after adding the water clear additive included with the caribsea sand. What a positive impact this sand has had on my reef...Read More
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Works well

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This is the second marine aquarium that I have used Carib Sea Arag-Alive in and I have been very pleased. So have my burrowing critters. Doug
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perfect

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i bought it for my 150 gallon . its perfect size and package was profesionally done .
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Worked for Beginner

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Used this product to start my bio-cube. It was a good assist to the live rock to start the cycle. D. Nester
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Great substrate

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Looks great, peices are large enough can vacumn without sucking them out!!
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