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Re: sand

I first got onto black beauty over 12 years ago, using the same batch in a 40
breeder plant tank for apistos.  I've had apistos, checkerboard cichlids, and
black neons spawn in the tank so don't believe it is a problem.  However, it
does appear to be rather abrasive on corys.


Mike wrote:

> I use BB in almost all my tanks.  I have not had any problems in the past 3
> years using it.  My understanding of the product, is it is a byproduct of
> coal production, but that may be a myth.
> Mike
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Sanchez" <apistogrammasetc@yahoo.com>
> To: <apisto@listbox.com>
> Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2001 12:28 PM
> Subject: Re: sand
> > Yes Randy that is the name, Black beauty couldn't think of it. I have bags
> > of it laying around it is so cheap. I have used it for years like Randy
> said
> > with zero problems. I have used it with all sorts of Apistos and spawned
> > tons of them and I am yet to have any problems from my supplier. I have
> > tested for changes in pH and conductivity and haven't seen any changes.
> >
> >
> > David Sanchez
> > Orlando, FL
> > www.geocities.com/barbax2

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