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What kind of sand should I use

I'm wondering what would be best for a fowlr tank with the plan of doing reef in the future. Should I use a larger grain sand or very fine sand or should they be mixed. Thanks for the advise in advance.
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Re: What kind of sand should I use

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Re: What kind of sand should I use

A shallow bed of a half inch or so, of mixed or 1mm to 2mm sizes, will work good.


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