The sand can be used for many purposes, among them:
- mechanical filtration - the sand is an excellent substrate for
undergravel filtration or for pressurized sand filters.
- biological filtration - we can supply a special size for fluidized
sand filters. The sand are effective growing media for beneficial bacteria
because they are naturally porous, giving them a large surface area.
Expert aquarists prefer the fluidized sand beds among the different types of
biological filter designs/methods.
- pH balancer - larger sizes can be put inside small towers or beds
to adjust the pH of the water that passes through the media. The sand
helps balance the pH in marine aquariums that tend to go down as water quality
- aquarium decoration - the sand can be used in both fresh or marine
water aquariums to simulate a river bed or beach floor. The fishes just