This natural and decorative sand from Unipac can be used for a range of purposes from aquariums, terrariums to planters. Each grain of sand measures approximately 150 to 250 microns in size.
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just a little effort required Reviewed by john on 05 Apr 2017
decided to change from gravel to sand for following reasons. 1] better for bottom feeders. 2] better for natural plants IF we get any again. 3] get rid of last of the snails from an infestation , probably from natural plants originally. 4] concluded tank would appear more natural / attractive. Now to how for our 90 litre tank. 1] have 6 clean buckets available,Â£1 each from asda. 2] wash sand thoroughly as previous articles,I spent around 90 mins washing 25kg bag...Expect to lose a fair amount of sand , guestimate 20% , this is exactly one you are trying to do , it's the finer grains of sand that will make the water cloudy! 3]remove all equipment from tank and put in bucket of aquarium water for cleaning etc... 4]continue removing aquarium water into buckets for re-use until water low enough [6 inches]to capture fish more easily. 5]put fish with heater into cleanest bucket of water. 6]remove gravel[i used net and veg colander] 7]remove as much silt as you can , in our case left about 3-4 inches of water in tank. 8]put required amount of new sand in tank , we put about 2 inches in depth and still have about 8kg spare. 9]by now you will see that any sediment/silt has settled out in your buckets of water.....however we spent time decanting / filtering water using colander/dish cloth/kitchen towels to clean up the original water then refilled tank and refitted all equipment and fish. 10]top up with fresh water[just the 1 bucket required that you placed all the equipment in] Water was virtually clear within 30 mins. Following morning water crystal clear , fish seem happy. We're going to let the tank settle out for a week or so then restock.
excellent sevice Reviewed by leon on 25 May 2016
highly recommend, fast delivery and sand looks amazing
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