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Oolite Ocean Direct Live Reef Sand

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20 lb. Oolite Ocean Direct Live Reef Sand

SKU: 207439

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40 lb. Oolite Ocean Direct Live Reef Sand

SKU: 207440

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    Caribsea's Ocean Direct Caribbean Live Sand is a great choice for aquarists who are wanting a reef tank set up in minutes. Oolite Ocean Direct Live Reef Sand uses "Sea Breathe" technology to preserve the live sand in its own original ocean bacteria.

     

    Features

    • Contains live ocean bacteria resulting in a fast cycle
    • Grain size: 0.25-1.5mm
    • High Surface Area for Bacteria

     

    Available in various shades and sizes:

    • Original Grade - 0.25-6.5mm
    • Oolite - 0.25-1mm

     

    How much sand do I need?

    BRS suggests 1 pound of sand per 2 gallons of display tank volume on average.

     

    Below is a table of common tank sizes and how many pounds of Oolite Sand is required to achieve a certain depth. Results may vary depending on the aquascaping in your tank, overflow styles, and the specific tank manufacturer. We always recommend getting a little extra sand to make sure you have enough on hand when you are filling your tank. 

     

    Gallons Dimension 1" Depth 2" Depth 3" Depth
    10 Gallon 20x10x12 11.9 lbs 23.8 lbs 35.7 lbs
    20 Gallon 24x12x16 17.1 lbs 34.3 lbs 51.4 lbs
    29 Gallon 30x12x18 21.4 lbs 42.9 lbs 64.3 lbs
    30 Gallon 36x13x16 27.9 lbs 55.7 lbs 83.6 lbs
    40 Gallon 36x18x16 38.6 lbs 77.1 lbs 115.7 lbs
    55 Gallon 48x13x20 36.4 lbs 72.7 lbs 109.1 lbs
    75 Gallon 48x18x21 50.4 lbs 100.7 lbs 151.1 lbs
    90 Gallon 48x18x24 50.4 lbs 100.7 lbs 151.1 lbs
    120 Gallon 48x24x24 67.1 lbs 134.3 lbs 201.4 lbs
    180 Gallon 72x24x24 102.9 lbs 205.7 lbs 308.6 lbs
    220 Gallon 72x24x30 102.9 lbs 205.7 lbs 308.6 lbs
    300 Gallon 72x36x27 154.3 lbs 308.6 lbs 462.9 lbs

     

    Sand Type Grain Sizes (mm) Average Density
    Fiji Pink 0.5 - 1.5 90lbs per cubic foot
    Special Grade 1.0 - 2.0 85lbs per cubic foot
    Bahamas Oolite 0.25 - 1.0 96lbs per cubic foot
    Indo-Pacific Black 0.25 - 5.0 90lbs per cubic foot
    West Caribbean Reef 1.0 - 5.0 90lbs per cubic foot
    Hawaiian Black 0.25 - 3.5 80lbs per cubic foot
    Bimini Pink 0.5 - 5.0 90lbs per cubic foot
    Natural Reef 3.0 - 5.5 85lbs per cubic foot
    Florida Crushed Coral 3.0 - 5.5 72lbs per cubic foot
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