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Posted By: Paul The Crazy Organist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Saturday, 11 September 2004, at 5:42 p.m.
Here is something that I discovered concerning gravel should any of you be thinking of changing or setting up a new tank.
I have a 125gal tank and wanted to switch to Flourite. The price would have been in the neighborhood of $200.00.
I discoverd from a friend of mine who owns a fish store in Mich. that there is something much cheaper and looks just great.
Just go down to your local SandBlasting store (really) and get "BlackBeauty" medium sand-blasting grit. (I'm not making this up you know)
It's jet black and is very clean so just a minor wash will do. My plants love it and it gives the roots and small root tendrils something to really grab at.
The tank looks great and th