Aquarium Dry Sand

Live sand vs dry sand: Although live aragonite sand has many benefits, dry sand is just as good as live sand with a little time. Seed your dry sand bed with a cup of sand from an established reef tank, or some live rock, and your dry sand will become live sand.

Should you run a deep sand bed reef tank? Most reefers run a shallow sand bed reef tank, but there are benefits to a deep sand bed. While a shallow sand bed has aerobic zones to convert ammonia into nitrite and nitrate, a deep sand bed will have anaerobic zones that convert nitrate into nitrogen gas. A fine sugar sand makes for a great deep sand bed. Just keep in mind that a deep sand bed may also produce dangerous hydrogen sulfide, so it is important not to disturb the deeper parts of the sand bed.
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CaribSea Aragamax Sugar-Sized Sand 30 lb

CaribSea Aragamax Sugar-Sized Sand 30 lb

CaribSea Super Natural, Torpedo Beach Sand 20lb

CaribSea Super Natural, Torpedo Beach Sand 20lb

CaribSea Dry Aragonite Fiji Pink Reef Sand 15 lb

CaribSea Dry Aragonite Fiji Pink Reef Sand 15 lb

CaribSea Aragamax Oolitic Select Sand 30 lb

CaribSea Aragamax Oolitic Select Sand 30 lb

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