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1-2mm sand too big for my nano?


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Oneball

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In a nutshell, I am moving a 5 gallon over to a 10 gallon tank. I got sugar size sand in there now, much finer, but picked up 15 lbs of 1-2mm aragonite from my lfs, which is pretty far from my house. Would the two, mixed together for my 10 gallon substrate, be too big of a size? Don't know if I hav to take it back and get the small sugary stuff...

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andrewguilfoy

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No, you're fine. Generally the larger the granule size, the more flow you can handle without sand storms. Sand size is only a preference, not a necessity.
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