aragonite or crushed coral - beginners discussion - nano

aragonite or crushed coral - beginners discussion - nano

Jan 31, 2006 Aragonite IMO looks better and more natural, but sand can be more difficult to keep clean and is harder to siphon than CC. I have a yellow-headed jawfish in my nano and it does perfectly fine in the crushed coral substrate. If anything the little bugger was able to reinforce his burrow a bit more due to the larger grain size

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is caribsea aragonite any good? particle size? | reef2reef

is caribsea aragonite any good? particle size? | reef2reef

Dec 11, 2018 Im just gonna add that I'm referring to the BASIC aragonite sand sold at petco , 10 lbs for 5 bucks. Not special grade or seafloor direct or any of that crap. It's not even live. Just a basic bag of Aragonite. I'm having trouble finding info on it, like how it looks in tank, Particale size

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coral sand vs aragonite | the reefuge

coral sand vs aragonite | the reefuge

Apr 25, 2013 Aragonite is just a fancy ne for calcium carbonate (mined) coral sand is crushed coral skeletons (calcium carbonate) eroded over time... Aragonite will be whiter where as coral sand will have a pink/cream sort of tinge.... I've just gotten crushed marble as its super white

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substrates for hermit crabs | the crab street journal

substrates for hermit crabs | the crab street journal

Sep 25, 2012 Geo-Marine: Florida Crushed Coral Its the only crushed coral with aragonite, which provides up to 25 times the buffering power of other crushed corals, dolomite or oyster shell. Eliminate chronic pH problems and provide maximum surface area for water purifying bacteria

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sand or crushed coral which is better for your aquarium

sand or crushed coral which is better for your aquarium

Sand-Sifting Starfish, Gobys & Nassuarius snails all like to bury themselves in the sand and sift it through their mouths to help remove the detritus. The grain sizes in this substrate are too large for these animals to work in your aquarium. Crushed Coral is a dated substrate that is very rarely used today

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tropic eden reefflakes aragonite sand - 30lb for sale

tropic eden reefflakes aragonite sand - 30lb for sale

Shipping, Returns & Payments. Sell One Like This. 40lb. Eco-Friendly Aragonite Sand Reef FINE Natural White Crushed Coral Sand. Condition: New. $39.99 Free

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high capacity stone hammer crusher and sand hammer crush

High Capacity Stone Hammer Crusher And Sand Hammer Crush Machine With High Quality Made In China For Sale , Find Complete Details about High Capacity Stone Hammer Crusher And Sand Hammer Crush Machine With High Quality Made In China For Sale,Hammer Crusher,Hammer Crush Machine,Hammer Crush Machinery from Crusher Supplier or Manufacturer-Henan Di Hai Machinery

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caribsea dry aragonite flamingo reef sand 15 lb for sale

caribsea dry aragonite flamingo reef sand 15 lb for sale

15lb. Eco-Friendly Aragonite Reef Sand - FINE Natural White Crushed Coral. Condition: New. $24.99 Free Shipping. Est. Delivery Mon, Nov 23. Ships from United States. Quantity : 1 2 3 4

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aragonite - bulk reef supply

aragonite - bulk reef supply

CaribSea Aragonite Dry Sands are great for new tanks or adding sand to currently established tanks. Florida Crushed Coral is ideal for very high-flow tanks with a lot of water movement that might blow other finer sands around and create bare spots

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20lb. eco-friendly aragonite reef sand fine natural

20lb. eco-friendly aragonite reef sand fine natural

The Eco-Friendly Aragonite Sand does not affect the aquarium nitrogen cycle and may therefore be added to new aquariums and established tanks alike. This dry rock is super porous with plenty of surface area to grow beneficial nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria to act as a biological filter to help maintain pristine water conditions in your tank

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oolitic sand or argonite (crushed coral)??? - general

oolitic sand or argonite (crushed coral)??? - general

Jan 25, 2003 I have a 20g reef with about 30 lbs of live rock. I have about an two inches or so of oolitic sand but every time i touch something the tank goes cloudy because of the sand. Should I put some crushed coral (argonite) on top to stop this problem or just deal with it. What do u use? Sand, It looks

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cichlid-forum aragonite question

cichlid-forum aragonite question

Mar 25, 2010 As others have pointed out, you want to have a look at the aragonite/crushed coral you buy, and see if it's not too sharp edged. It really depends on the badge you buy. Pool Filter Sand is not sharp edged, and it is also a lot cheaper. Around here PFS is about $5 for 50 pounds, aragonite is about $20 for 10 pounds

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black aragonite - substrates and water chemistry - the

black aragonite - substrates and water chemistry - the

Mar 28, 2016 Usually when talking about aragonite vs crushed coral, aragonite is referred to be finer grains of sand, while crushed coral is larger chunks (literally crushed coral). Most people prefer aragonite sand if using as a substrate (you don't actually have to use either as a substrate, you can place it in your filter if you wanted)

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crushed coral vs. aragonite? - general discussion

crushed coral vs. aragonite? - general discussion

Dec 29, 2020 @WillMcKThey do essentially the same thing Crushed Coral is a coarser material with pieces of coral & shell.Aragonite tends to be finer. They will both make your water harder and increase your pH. It's your choice on which one you want to use

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the best turtle substrate (2021) | why use them

the best turtle substrate (2021) | why use them

Jun 29, 2021 The Carib Sea Aragonite Aquarium Sand substrate makes it an ideal aquarium substrate for North American turtle species. It helps maintain a proper pH of 8.2 without the use of chemicals. Has incredible surface area, up to 100,000 sq inches per pound. Most peoples tap water has a

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marine substrates & sand for saltwater tanks | petco | page 3

marine substrates & sand for saltwater tanks | petco | page 3

Marine Aquarium Substrates. Selecting a substrate can be a personal preference but for a marine aquarium you may want to select one that will help to keep the pH buffered, many aquarists opting for an aragonite sand, Oolite or crushed coral substrate. Substrate is more than just something to cover up the bottom of the tank, marine substrate facilitates surface area for beneficial bacteria

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the best cichlid substrates - aquarium info

the best cichlid substrates - aquarium info

Apr 04, 2016 Carib Sea crushed coral is a no frills substrate that is suitable for cichlids. It is a one of the best cichlid substrates for the cost savvy hobbyist. It is an aragonite based, white and slightly coarse substrate. The porous nature of crushed coral makes an excellent biological filter for the aquarium while also buffering the pH

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caribsea aragonite aquarium sand, 10 lbs. | petco

caribsea aragonite aquarium sand, 10 lbs. | petco

This aquarium sand has unsurpassed buffering capability and helps maintain a natural pH balance of 8.2 without the constant addition of chemicals. One pound of CaribSea Aragonite Aquarium Sand offers up to 100,000 sq. inches of surface area providing lots of space for housing ammonia, nitrate and nitrite reducing bacteria

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can use aragonite sand freshwater?

can use aragonite sand freshwater?

Jun 12, 2020 Yes Aragonite does raises pH, and KH/GH, it's CaCO3 (from coral's and ocean life skeletons). It can raise pH to 7.8 - 8. It's been used for decades for this. The PH affect of calcium carbonate (aragonite, crushed coral, sea shells, and limestone) is dependent on its solubility. can you use live sand in a freshwater tank?

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choosing the right aquarium substrate

choosing the right aquarium substrate

Aragonite sand can be mixed with live sand or crushed corals. Due to the pH raising character it is suited for marine and reef set-ups only. Crushed Corals. This substrate was a long time favorite before the use of aragonite. Sharing the same values in providing buffers to stabilize and enhance the pH, crushed corals usually push the pH up to

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