Pfs For New Tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Substrates - Gravel, Sand' started by AquaPro247, Jun 15, 2018.

  1. AquaPro247Valued MemberMember

    Has anybody used Nepheline syenite on aquariums? Is it safe to use as a substrate?

    Once washed thoroughly, can I add it without it affecting my cycling process?

    Also, should I run the canister filter while the sand is settling? will it ruin the filter?
  2. finnipper59Well Known MemberMember

    It is also known as Barium Sulfate...Quartz. In it's pure form it is fine as a substrate. Do not run the canister filter while adding sand and stir the surface well to get any floating sand to settle before turning filter back on.

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