i was told that live plants will not grow in pool filter sand as a substrate.is this extraordinary home decoration source by talkdecorcom planted aquarium.
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i decided to go with pool filter sand but wondering if is safe for fish and plants. bought quikrete pool filter sand, from home depo. the same places sell porcelain coated sands that you can get in a variety of colors that are also aquarium safe. doing planted tank and don't have fish that like to burrow.
i have been running a dirted tank with a pool filter sand cap, but i am going to i am going to go with a heavily planted tank with a fluval 3.0 light and a include regular aquarium gravel from a big box store, or play sand from
that's right. pool filter sand is basically inert and you would need to add nutrients via root tabs and/or dose the water depending on what plants
hi, we have some extra hth pool filter sand and i was thinking it would be great to use for aqua scape, but its smells like chemicals and i looked
playsand/filter sand is just as good as the commercial 'planted aquarium' substrates once it has aged with the addition of ferts from your water
what to look for in sand for your freshwater aquarium. how to an article on selecting the best substrate for a planted tank can be read here: sand can if too much sand becomes suspended in the water it could clog the filters. moving a
is there a place you can get some aquarium sand? i know some people that have pool filter sand, and they haven't had any if your going to have a planted tank i would reccomend against using sand as a substrate.
i was told that live plants will not grow in pool filter sand as a substrate.is this true? sand is not good for plant because it suffocates the roots. some aquarium plants get most of their nutrients out of the water - anubias for
- i thought i'd put up a little journal for my 29g planted tank. what are the rest of the pros and cons of white pool filter sand? i. mgnrygrl.
hello all - i am starting a new 50 gallon planted tank and have never used pool filter sand as a substrate. how many pounds pool filter sand for
pool filter sand(pfs) is what you should use, not play sand. one issue with the fine aquarium sand is that it will get in your filters and toast
silica pool sand is mostly used for swimming pools, but it also makes an excellent choice for aquariums. though more expensive compared to
so pool filter sand is a type of substrate. for a planted tank, specific planted tank substrates are usually the best. sand does not have any
pool filter sand alone isn't going to do it but it is possible to have a nice planted tank in inert substrate with proper lighting and ferts, co2 a plus.
tip: if you decide to use pool filter sand for your planted tank, pick stem plants that take nutrients from the water. otherwise, in case you get root feeder plants you
here's my 55 gallon with pfs. the picture is a few weeks old, the aquarium looks a little different today. mostly stuff has just grown more, though i
i just got a used 10 gallon tank and i'd like to plant it and put in some guppies. i just bought pool filter sand for my 5 (while this 10 will
just wondering whether i can use play sand in my planted tank. play sand is a very fine grain sand, while pool filter sand is a bigger sand grain and much why not get an active substrate made for planted aquariums?
i have pool sand in my tanks, which aren't heavily planted but do have live plants. it works well enough for most plants which extend networks
pool filter sand is better compared to regular sand because the more rounded grains are less after all, nature aquarium is not built in a day.