CaribSea

CaribSea Dry Aragonite Special Grade Reef Sand 40 lb

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1.0–2.0 mm diameter grain size. A revolution in reef-keeping! This is the one you’ve been reading about in all the hobbyist publications. This grade of aragonite is specifically engineered for plenum-type nitrate reducing beds or anywhere a deeper bed is called for. The pore water space created by precision grading also allows maximum pH support and dissolution of calcium carbonate.

CaribSea Aragonite buffers to the highest pH and delivers more calcium, carbonate, and trace elements than any other substrate. Little or no rinsing required, aragonite keeps aquariums healthier, longer.

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Specifications

1.25–1.95 mm diameter grain size


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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Can i use this for a fresh water tank?
I have a 29 gallon tank and i just wanna know if i can use this for a fresh water aquarium. Half a bag was given to me
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By : Manuel
 
 
 
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It can be used in freshwater with a deep rising of the sand.
Answered : Mar 24, 2017
By : MD Tech
 
 
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Clean and easy

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Wont blow around, looks great
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none
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Large enough that my gyre doesnt blow it around. My wrasse seems fine burying in it. Came pretty clean. Dint fog my tank at all after washing it.
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great sand for bottom dwellers, appearance
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appearance, good particle size for bottom dwellers.
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must rinse to remove dust unless you want to do it "in tank". personal preference.
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i used this for 2+ years in my first tank and just bought 80lbs for my new tank. I rinse mine to get the dust out so when I put it in it is clean. great for gobies. does not blow around and mound up under good flow.
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Finally
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Finally a substrate perfect for a reef aquarium. This stuff is amazing. Rinses relatively easy and stays put in your tank!
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CaribSea Dry Aragonite Special Grade
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Looks great but won't blow around.
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Great sand for a high flow reef tank.
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Carib Sea Argonite Sand

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I have only had this sand for a week now. I am an experienced reefer that needed to replace my sand. Initial preparation was very labor intensive as I think I rinsed the sand in excess of 20 times and the effluent water still never runs clear. My street curb gutters are colored white for quite a whi...Read More
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Good sand

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My favorite heavy grade sand. I like that it does not easily get blown around by my powerheads. Feels very much like sand on the beaches of Cancun, Mexico if you have ever vacationed there. A 40lb bag gave me a 3" sand bed in my JBJ28 nano tank. Good product. As always, thank you MarineDep...Read More
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sand

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Sand is very dirty. The grain size and realization of a real reef is great. The picture shows a whiter sand than it really is. It is a light beigh in color and I was wanting kinda just like the picture and that is why I gave it a 4 instead of 5 rating. Delivery was fast. I will buy from here a...Read More
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