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Nature's Ocean Bio-Activ Live Aragonite Saltwater Aquarium Sand, Natural White #1

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Description

Because there’s no substitute for the real thing, build your saltwater aquarium display on the foundation of Nature's Ocean Bio-Activ Live Aragonite Natural Aquarium Sand. This patented, premium-quality sand is 100% natural from the ocean and contains live marine bacteria that quickly stabilizes your tank so you can add fish the same day you set it up. It eliminates nitrogenous waste and restores natural organic balance to provide a safe environment for your finned friends. The addition of live aragonite helps reduce harmful nitrate, maintain proper pH and enhance buffering capacity, while also providing essential inorganic elements needed to achieve and maintain pristine water quality.

Key Benefits
  • 100% real ocean sand is collected in its natural environment using a patented process that preserves all bacteria in their natural live state.
  • 10 million natural live marine heterrotophic, autotrophic and chemolithotrophic bacteria per pound provide proper inorganic balance.
  • Instant cycling eliminates nitrogenous waste including ammonia and nitrite and restores natural organic balance to provide a safe environment.
  • Live aragonite helps reduce harmful nitrate, maintain proper pH and enhance buffering capacity, along with providing essential inorganic elements.
  • Sand granules measure 0.5-1.7 mm; also includes trace elements and critical nutrients needed to maintain ideal tank water quality.
Precautions

This product is intended for saltwater aquariums only.

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  • Item Number
    135529
  • Weight
    20.0 pounds
  • Aquarium Type
    Saltwater
  • Fish Type
    Marine Fish, Marine Invertebrate
Instructions

Use a minimum of 1-lb Bio-Activ Live Aragonite Live Sand per gallon of saltwater. Set up an appropriate filtering system and allow it to circulate. During the first month introduce no more than 1 inch of sand per 5 gallons of saltwater.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Good looking natural sand, white in color

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    Received 160 lbs. The dates on bags showed it to be about 4 months old, well sealed and wet inside with no leaks. It did have some odor to it. I added entire contents of bag without rinsing and it took the typical time it takes for a new set up to clear. It is sugar sand, the 1-1.5 mm grain size is not accurate. High flow blows it around some so put a rock where it craters or you will be fixing your bed every few days. I like the look of it and I've had coarser beds before so I'll enjoy this for a change of pace. I will add lots of Nassarius snails after a while and leave it alone.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Loved it. It's just as described.

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    Showed up on time. Still wet like it should be to keep living biological alive. No odor. Very pretty white color. Its somewhat fine with some bigger pieces. It settled very quickly in my 90 gallon aquarium.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

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    Very happy with this live sand! This is what we used to start our first salt water tank and it has been great :)

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    It was I was looking for and I had problems adding it with my fish in the tank

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    I am very happy I needed to add more sand to my tank. And it was I was looking for.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    not what was described

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    The description says 1-1.5 mm grain size. Wrong this is sugar sand with a few shell pieces tossed in. Four days to clear up. Had to clean out filters daily because they were plugged up and overflowing.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    It's ok needs more than just the sand

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    Did not seem to have any advantages as far as the cycle of the tank but I love the sand

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Sand is not Trusted

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    I purchased (5) bags of sand (3) of the bags was foul smelling, I put in tank anyway worst thing I ever did after 2 weeks of special care and water changes whatever was foul odor in the sand the smell got worse I removed all sand a water.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    beautiful sand

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    First time i have ever used this sand. My tank looks better than any tank i have ever set up

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    awsome product

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    pretty good stuff was able to add fish fast does not cloud the water

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Don't buy this

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    This is like putting suger sand or power in your tank what a mess, ended up taking it all out and putting on the lawn. $80,00 down the drain...

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