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Pool Filter sand or River sand?

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probably river sand as you can get a few different types

I use fine white river sand in all my tanks, never had an issue with it.

With my dwarves (2 species of apisto, 3 species of pelvicachromis species (taeniatus, suboccelatus, pulcher "wild reds")) and i find they sift through the sand looking for food so the finer sand is probably better for them in this regard.

At the same time if your sand is too course they may lose fry in between it like what happens in gravel.

At the end of the day it comes down to what you want, not others, both are suitable, perhaps a mix of the two would be a good idea, i've seen a few tanks where fine sand and course sand have been mixed together and they look pretty good.

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