View Full Version : good filter for sand ? sponge?

red devil _ orgnl
08-25-2004, 04:01 PM
i have new sand in my tank and has setteled and i was wondering what would be a good filter to pick up all the wast on the top of the sand? sponge maybe? thx

08-25-2004, 10:57 PM
It should be rinsed VERY WELL before adding it to the tank. I use a 5 gallon bucket and let it overflow with the hose. You probably lose some sand but for $6 per 80# bag its just easier not to care. I would do water changes until it is uncloudy and then use whatever filter your going to use on it.