Aragonite and crushed coral are generally pretty similar except aragonite is typically a fine to medium sand and crushed coral is pretty large. Not sure if you could tell from that picture I posted, but that is the opening to a burrow that goes under a 20 pound rock -- there are at least 4 burrows that they use. I would also like to know if it is suitable for gobies wrasses. Perfect for marine and reef aquariums, this attractive, white sand can also be used in tanks with African Rift Lake Cichlids who require a … The reef grade is about perfect for sandsifting gobies. CaribSea Dry Aragonite Special Grade Reef Sand. 5.0 out of 5 stars Rinse and repeat but completely satisfied. Perfect for marine and reef aquariums, this attractive, white sand can also be used in tanks with African Rift Lake Cichlids who require a high pH level. ". My last tank I used the aragonite that was sugar sized. Just enuf to cover the bottom. I love fine sugarsand.. however i'm a bit worried with my next build as it will be a 5.5' shallow reef..i think the sugar sand will be blown everywhere with the 2x MP40s on the one end. This pristine ocean sand helps create a natural biological and mineral balance while promoting the overall health of fish and invertebrates. CaribSea Seafloor Special Grade Reef Sand is 1-1.7 mm grain size aragonite Buy @ Amazon. I used Caribsea Dry Aragonite Special Grade. Its buffering capabilities are unmatched, helping to maintain a proper pH of 8.2 without the constant addition of chemicals to the tank. They have been existing in the ocean for thousands of years. Do arag-alive. 06239940 - Company registered in England & Wales - VAT No. Caribsea CaribSea Dry Aragonite Seafloor Special Grade Reef Sand Crushed Coral Standard CaribSea Aragonite Products - Nobody puts as much effort into bringing you the quality and selection of aragonite products as CaribSea does. Company Registration No. Arag-Alive!™ makes it easy to set up an aquarium. $19.34. Special Grade Reef. It also contains a good level of nutrients that are naturally depleted in a busy aquarium. TIA _____ Because of the sheer size of our forum, we've been forced to limit selling and trading to members who've met a couple of criteria. Beautiful and versatile Seaflor Special Grade Reef Sand is the perfect substrate for reef aquariums. Phone lines open! The natural coral reefs are profoundly important to the earth. Caribsea aragonite helps to create a natural biological and mineralogical balance to discourage nuisance algae growth and promote healthy fish and invertebrates. I use it in my current tank and just ordered 80lbs for a tank upgrade. The most popular brand of aragonite sand is CaribSea. This is the one you have been reading about in all the hobbyist publications. Want more info? I have never seen any REAL advantages (unless it is truly live directly from the ocean). Fantastic shapes, incredible colors… Well check out new LifeRock™ Shapes, the latest version of CaribSea’s amazing LifeRock™ line up. Get a 20 lb bag of Caribsea Arag-Alive Special Grade Reef Sand (1.0-2.0mm) or Caribsea Arag-Alive Fiji Pink sand. I purchased 200 pounds and ended up only using 120, and still have almost a 4" sandbed. *Subject to T&Cs, whilst stocks last, prices already reduced. 24 people found this helpful. The color is a off-white but under my LED’s (blue) the sand looks white. What size tank are you setting up? I had a yellow coris wrasse that sandived into the substrate just fine with no scratches or scrapes in the morning. IMO the Special Grade Reef Sand was slightly larger of a grain size than ideal for sand-sifting and sand-burrowing fish. Aragonite Sand found in: Florida Crushed Coral Dry Sand, Aragonite Special Grade Dry Sand 40lbs, 22.5 lb. Love the stuff, all 3 of my tanks have it. For reference this Carib Sea ACS00050 Aragonite is the same as Reef Sand CaribSea Dry Aragonite Special Grade Reef Sand 15 lb, but in a 40-pound bag.. Read more. Tropic Eden Premium Grade Aragonite Reef Substrates also provide a natural habitat in sand bed which largely enhances nitrification and denitrification facilitated by benthic bacteria and other sand bed microbes. Use as a gorgeous substate or as a functional substrate for nitrate-reducing systems such as Plenum or Berlin systems. Thanks to all that have replied. With the addition of the MP40's on the new tank, I was concerned with a sand storm in the tank using the sugar sized. This grade of aragonite is specifically engineered for plenum-type nitrate reducing beds or anywhere a deeper bed is called for. Eight environmentally accurate ecoscapes, developed through CaribSea’s cooperation with public aquariums and zoological parks where authenticity is a must, … We recommend the coarse-grade reef sand from Two Little Fishies, which consists of white aragonite, coralline algae flakes, and even tiny coral skeletons. A revolution in reef keeping! White Sand #0. Carib Sea Seafloor is 100% aragonite sand that supports pH balance in marine and hard water freshwater fish tanks. The pore water space created by precision grading also allows maximum ph support and dissolution of calcium carbonate. 825020666. If you want it a bit more sandy looking, go for the Fiji Pink. Offer ends midnight Friday 25th December. Versatile, coarser dry sand perfect as substrate for a reef tank also suitable for nitrate reducing systems pH-value is increased in a natural way CaribSea Seaflor Special Grade, 27,20 € Aquariums Orders dispatched within 2-3 working days. This is the one you’ve been reading about in all the hobbyist publications. Bahama Aragonite Sand, Reef Snow, 10-Pack Aquadome Frag Mounts, Clam Hammock, HeXiDiscs Coral Frag Mounts, HemiXSpheres.. Easier to clean, stay clean. https://www.swelluk.com:443/caribsea-aragonite-seafloor-special-sand/, Aragonite Seaflor Special Sand 15lb (6.8kg), CaribSea Ocean Direct Caribbean Live Sand 40lbs (18.2kg), CaribSea Arag-Alive Aragonite Reef Sand Bahamas Oolite 20lbs (9kg), Boost filtration and supports nutrient levels, Aids biological filtration by controlling nitrite, ammonia and other waste by-products, Can be used in aquariums that require high pH Levels. Availability: In Stock - Get it tomorrow, Dec. 10 I just go with 3/4" sand bed tho! Caribsea Seaflor Special Grade Sand, The ideal substrate for marine, reef or African Cichlids. Dry sand sucks. Sure, many people don't have problems, but for the long term health of gobies, I prefer slightly finer sand. 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