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Old 03-14-2006, 06:22 PM   #11 (permalink)
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If you are going to use sand go with pool filter sand, it will not have any effects on your water parameters as sometimes playsand can. Sand and your gravel can be mixed together. First make sure that the gravel you have now does not leach by using either vinager or acid to test it. If it fizzes than the gravel is leaching, which will cause the KH/GH to raise.

For a light you could go with a Coralife PC fixture for $53 & a Rena Filstar filter for $60, if your budget allows.



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sorry not return policy. their pricematching policy?
Some petsmart, depends on the manager at the time you come in, will price match whatever online or magazine print out your bring in.

For example, you can print out a the web page of flourite, and a Rena Filstar XP1 from bigals.

Bring it in, stick a bag or two of flourite and the filter in your shopping cart.
Go to the checkout, and tell the cashier "I would like to pricematch these items"

The cashier will call the manager, and the manager will go "wow, those are cheap prices" and he will key the prices in, and you will have your 50% discount on the prices.

Again, some manangers will tell you they only pricematch petsmart.com prices, while others will pricematch anything. Always go back on different days, for a different manager if you fail the first or second time. It always works for me.

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