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Re: [APD] Tec-Sand?
Try filter sand at your swimming pool shop, that should be about the same.
I worked on a pipeline here and the sand blasters were using red garnet
sand. That was probably very expensive
> From: Scott Reed <sareedco at comcast_net>
> Reply-To: aquatic plants digest <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 02:32:03 -0600
> To: <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> Subject: [APD] Tec-Sand?
> About 10 years ago there was an inexpensive substrate material that was
> available in almost any pet store. I believe it was called Tec-Sand or
> something like that. It was a fine gravel (1/8" or less) and quite uniform
> and naturally colored (browns, reds, tans, white). I believe it was
> sandblasting sand. It went for about $15 for a 50 lb bag. I used 3 bags of it
> in my 125 gallon planted tank. The bags were natural color, like a paper
> grocery bag. Now I can't find it anywhere. Does anyone know if this is still
> available and where to get it?
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