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Take a look at some of our popular colored aquarium sands and pebbles below:
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Epoxy-coated rocks are a thing of the past! Although colorful rocks are good for some applications, nothing screams sophistication like aquarium sand. Household aquariums are supposed to add natural beauty to your home, not take away from it with colored chaos. Using sand greatly enhances the natural look of your tank, and more importantly, will make your aquarium the centerpiece of your room. In this article, I'll discuss the benefits of using sand and how to prepare it for use in your aquarium.
There are plenty of aquarium safe decorator sands out there in hot pink colors.
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The first place to look for live sand is your local aquarium store. If they do not carry it, they may be able to special order it from their live rock dealer. Be aware that sand collected from the Florida Keys and Miami region tends to be lighter in color and usually of a smaller grade, whereas that taken from the Gulf Coast tends to be gray in color, the grains are of varying size and there are lots of larger bits of rubble mixed in. I have received sand from the latter area that was crawling with worms, copepods and brittlestars, among others. Live sand is also being sent from the tropical Pacific Ocean, although it seems to be less “alive,” perhaps as a result of the long travel times and possible poor treatment. Estes’ offers a color-fast and non-toxic aquarium sand. This is the smallest grade of aggregate we offer for fresh water applications.
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Photo provided by FlickrNatural Coated Sand. 100% Acrylic Coating. Will not alter the chemistry of your aquarium water. Non-toxic. Colorfast.
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Our ceramic coated sands do not discolor, fade, or leach chemicals like low-quality epoxy coated sands can. SubstrateSource sands are popular for use in various crafts and sand art. Although all of our substrates have been pre-rinsed, we recommend that you rinse once before using to remove any dust particles that may have occurred during shipping. SubstrateSource colored sands are most popularly used in freshwater aquariums and beta bowls.We carry natural, artificially colored and acrylic coated types of gravel, stones, pebbles, rocks and sand. Our substrates come in a wide range of sizes, shininess, and color for you to choose from. Colors include many shades of blue, tan, grays, and beautiful red hues. All of our substrates look great in any size aquarium. Perfect for aquascaping in freshwater fish tanks.This final choice of aquarium sand may be the last on our list, but it is certainly not the least valuable. This aquarium sand has a beautiful natural color, it contains no toxins, chemicals, or dyes, it is completely non-toxic, and it does not affect the pH level of your water. Moreover, the grain size of this sand helps to reduce the buildup of detritus too.If you are looking for a brighter look than can be achieved with the traditional sandy colored aquarium sand, you could potentially achieve a brighter, whiter color with a crushed coral aquarium sand substrate. As mentioned in the section above, this sand substrate is made from the (bleached) crushed skeletons of dead corals (that sounds bleak, doesn’t it), but out of the bag it has an appealing white coloration. Be warned, however, the white color is most prominent on the dry substrate.Natural Coloured Aquarium Stones for: your aquariums, ponds, gardens and architectural surfaces. Heat sanitized, hand washed, safe for your fish, and ready to be added to your aquarium.
We carry natural, artificially coloured and acrylic coated types of gravel, stones, pebbles, rocks and sand. Our substrates come in a wide range of sizes, shininess, and colour for you to choose from. Colours include many shades of blue, tan, grays, and beautiful red hues. All of our substrates look great in any size aquarium. Perfect for aquascaping in freshwater fish tanks.
These all-natural stones are a great alternative to using artificial plastic or rubber ornaments. These stones help to bring out the colours in your fish and the tank back ground. These stones also help make a more realistic living environment for other pets such as reptiles, amphibians, hermit-crabs, invertebrates, and snakes. Crayola isn't just about Color, its also about Creativity. Sandboxes, Crafts, Gardens, Terrariums, Aquariums, etc - we saw a place to add more creative notions. Viola! Sand.