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Rudy
05-22-2003, 07:37 AM
lartely I have been feeling the urge to go back to gravel in my tanks. Sand is such a pain sometimes (filters etc) and my americans don't seem to like to dig as much with it. What is every body elses thoughts on it? What does everbody use

RedDeviL
05-22-2003, 07:52 AM
I use a thin layer of gravel except in my 40 housing a midas he likes to make craters in the tank lol:dance:

Chet
05-22-2003, 09:57 AM
While I like the initial look of sand, it has to many drawbacks for me and I will not put it in any more tanks. The sand has a tendency to grow algae, it shows dirt and debris, and there's always the added risk to you filters. It makes it much harder and more tedious to clean the tank. I think I will stick with small diameter, natural colored gravel going forward.