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

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

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    Perfect for a nano tank

    By TJUnlimited on Apr 9, 2021

    Exactly what I ordered. Looks great in my nano aquarium

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    Buy Caribsea this sand has an awful manure smell

    By Mike on Feb 24, 2021

    I was very disappointed, my sand smelled like manure from day 1. The bag was not damaged or expired. It's been 1 month and the smell has not gone away. I tried contacting the company who sells this and they asked to call but never got back to me. I regret this purchase 100%. Do not buy this product.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for a nano tank

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    Exactly what I ordered. Looks great in my nano aquarium

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Buy Caribsea this sand has an awful manure smell

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    I was very disappointed, my sand smelled like manure from day 1. The bag was not damaged or expired. It's been 1 month and the smell has not gone away. I tried contacting the company who sells this and they asked to call but never got back to me. I regret this purchase 100%. Do not buy this product.

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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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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