I found out that sponges absorb silicates, which are probably the main reason of your sand turning brown/green. Maybe out of production? Started with Marco dry rock and reef flakes dry sand… From a maintenance perspective, a DSB helps with nitrate reduction and also makes it easier to reach items in a 30" deep aquarium. May 17, 2018 #1. Tropic Eden Aragavive Reef flakes – Wide Range of Options; What to consider when buying a substrate for a reef tank? I want to know if this is a new tank deal and it will cleanup or do I need to remove it. Miscellaneous - Maintenance-Cleaning - Traps, Florida Live Sand and Crushed Coral substrates. Tropic Eden Aragavive - Live Aragonite Reef Sand Aragavive Tonga Miniflakes (2.0mm) TE03813LM20 Direction of Use: To place live sand in aquarium, turn off main circulation devices. Tropical Fish Food Flakes Tropical. It took 16 bags of sand to get close to what I wanted, depth-wise. Home Forums > Sponsors > Premium Aquatics > Tropic Eden Sand Back in Stock. I think that in a new tank set up you will see some extra stuff growing on the sand and as your tank matures everything will fall into line. 10 Best Tropic Eden Reef Flakes Aragonite Sand - November 2020. Tropic Eden Reef Flakes Back in STOCK We just received our shipment of Tropic Eden Reef Flakes, the most popular reef sand substrate. CaribSea Special Grade or Tropic Eden's Reef Flakes. I just placed an order with Premium Aquatics for 90lbs of Tropic Eden Reef Flakes to switch out this old school crushed coral that probably has tons of PO4. - if you mix sand, the fine sand will settle Personally, I used tropic eden reef flakes. I use reef flakes mixed with miniflakes in my current tank. Thread starter afgsafada; Start date May 17, 2018; A. afgsafada Guest. All that pretty sand needed to be inspected closely. 1: 83 : Vortech MP10WQD-$150 will meet up. Reactions: Mrx7899x. Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the, Florida Marine Aquarium Society (FMAS) - Miami/Ft. I used the reef flakes by tropic Eden and did a 2/1 mixture of reef flakes and mini reef flakes and it was a perfect mix (sucked mixing it but thats besides the point). Direction of Use: To place live sand in aquarium, turn off main circulation devices. 2. We also received 2 new products. Scuba Diving Equipment 71: 4,587 : FS: 100 Gal Acrylic FlatBack Hex Reef … mhurley. I chose to use larger grain (Tropic Eden Reef Flakes) specifically … This seems to be their most popular sand. CaribSea Arag-Alive 20-Pound Fiji Pink Sand . Excellent for use in marine, cichlid, and freshwater aquariums. Contains broad spectrum of bacteria found in natural coral reef sandbed, boosted with specially selected strains of symbiotic marine bacteria and microbes … Thread starter techhnyne; Start date Sep 28, 2017; T. techhnyne Member. NJRC Member. Personally I wouldn't because I love your scape but you may like it. Live sand … 3. diana a DAL Central. 9.6. Rank . Also, if you've got good micro fauna then start looking at a good clean up crew that fits with your aquarium's goals. I was going to use RO at first, but I realized it was going to take more than a quick rinse. Follow along with us and discover which sand is best for you and your system! I know ellis carries them but I'm looking for somewhere closer to Garden Grove, North Orange County. Gently move live … Tank Raised - Wild caught Mandarin - Dragonets, calcium reactors, PH Monitors & equipment, LED Lighting, Fixtures, Controllers, Cables, Replacement skimmer pumps,Impellers, accessories & parts, refractometers, hydrometers, & salinity meters, snapper tubing clamps for flexible tubing. 4. Score. I'm looking for special grade, better yet tropic eden reef flakes, dry sand. going that will keep everything looking good. I'm having problem keeping it white. 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