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**To**:**aquatic-plants at actwin_com****Subject**:**Re: Flourite Red - Correction****From**:**Jerry Baker <jerrybaker at weirdness_com>**- Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2002 14:23:00 -0700
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"S. Hieber" wrote: > > Givens: > 1 pound of Flourite yields = 28 cu. inches of Flourite (per SeaChem) > > To determine number of bags of flourite: > > Multiply desired gravel height times tank length (inches) times tank > width (inches) = Cubic Inches of Flourite Needed > > divide Cubic Inches of Flourite Needed by 28 for number of Flourite > Pounds Needed, then divide by 12 for number of bags (at 12 pounds per > bag). Thanks for the math. That equation shows me that I'll never use Flourite ;-) To fill my 80G to 4" would cost me about $150. That's too much money for dirt ;-) I'll stick with sand filter gravel at $25 to fill my 80G. -- Jerry Baker

**References**:**RE: Flourite Red - Correction***From:*"S. Hieber" <shieber at yahoo_com>

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