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Old 05-18-2017, 2:19 PM   #1
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SPS, sand and 2 MP40s

I getting ready to set my tank up (93 cube) for SPS dominant and was wondering what sand y'all recommend? I like the look of the fine sand but am afraid of bare spots and it blowing all over the place with 2 mp40s.

Also where should I position the mp40s on the cube?

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Old 05-18-2017, 2:34 PM   #2
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Look at the Caribsea "Reef Special" sand. Most people go for the "Figi Pink" and I think it's just too small of a grain size and very hard to gravel vacuum. The Reef Special is the next grain size up. Still gives you a nice look and the sand sifters can still sift through it. And allows for gravel vacuuming.

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Old 05-18-2017, 2:49 PM   #4
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I have a giant bucket of used Carrib sea Reef special sand in my garage for free

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I use the seaflor special grade reef sand. Perfect size between crushed coral and sugar sand. I can run my to mp40 wide open on my 4' 150g without sand blowing around.

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I have a giant bucket of used Carrib sea Reef special sand in my garage for free
Do you ever make it towards Athens? I just might have to make a drive out your way.

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Do you ever make it towards Athens? I just might have to make a drive out your way.
Not that often but I might at some point in June for a weekend

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Not that often but I might at some point in June for a weekend
If I don't make it that way could we meet up so I can take the sand off your hands?

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Black sand all the way. Nothing makes the coral pop under actinics like black sand. Gives a Hawaiian look and it doesnt blow around. Just make sure you dont get the magnetic variety.

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I got tired of the black sand in my 120. I think it looks better in smaller tanks. I have it in my 40.

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