item: 5210307 By National Geographic

National Geographic™ Aquarium Substrate

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Adding mini-gravel, like this National Geographic Aquatic Substrate, increases the growth of beneficial bacteria while adding to the aesthetics of your pet's tank. Plus, it pairs well with our other National Geographic Asian-themed products! Only at PetSmart.

Features: Creates a familiar environment for your fish
Includes: 1 bag of Aquatic Substrate
Intended For: Aquarium
Water Type: Freshwater
Color: Natural Sand
Material: Sand
Weight: 25 lb
Cautions, Warnings or Side Effects: Not intended as a toy. Keep out of reach of children.

Instructions:
Use 1 to 2 pounds of substrate for every gallon of aquarium water. Rinse thoroughly in cold, clear water before using. Never use soap or detergent. To prevent disturbing the gravel when filling your tank, pour the water onto a saucer placed on the substrate. Fill aquarium halfway, then remove saucer and add decor and plants before you finish filling your aquarium. Once your aquarium is established, do not wash the substrate. Use a gravel vacuum once a month, or as needed, to remove loose debris.

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National Geographic™ Aquarium Substrate is rated 3.3 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this brand of gravel Not sure what the other reviewers are talking about. This stuff is easy to clean if you're doing it properly. You just clip the two top corners of the bag, plop the whole bag into the sink and run water into one of the corners. Squish the gravel around in the bag until the water comes out clean and you're good. I hate pea gravel, and sand isn't great for a planted aquarium, so this stuff is a perfect in-between size. I use it in all my tanks.
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks fine but hard to clean up I bought the 20 lb substrate and it took me about 2 hour to clean it up, but it wasnt that clean at all, so i tried it and let the filter run and after one day the water looks clear, but im going to make another review about this substrate when my tank cycle process ends
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from awful I brought this substrate about 2 months ago. This really should be taken off the market. It is impossible to get clean, after extensive washing the water remained dirty. I finally gave up and order another brand, I'll use the gravel God willing in my flower bed next spring. Buyers please listen to the REVIEWS! Don't be like me and order anyway, you'll regret it.
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sticks and stones I purchased the 25lb bag for my 10 gallon. I really like the natural color and that it's not coated, however the grain size was kind of awkward for the size tank I put it in. I usually rinse gravel in a kitchen strainer for several minutes in cold water, stirring it up while I do it. I put it in my tank and the water clouded after a a few weeks. I removed the gravel and noticed there were a few sticks that I didn't catch when washing. I'm really glad I was just cycling my tank at the time. I really prefer sand over gravel due to grain size and it looks a lot more natural.
Date published: 2016-04-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from YUK It took me almost 2 hours to clean 20 pounds of this filthy stuff, and then it still was not 100% clean. It looked so good in the bag, but it is gross. I ended up removing it from my tank because it never did get clean. I gave it 1 star because the size of the gravel is good, but that is all.
Date published: 2016-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! I have this and I use an old spaghetti strainer colander with a piece of screen in the bottom of the colander. I rinse a little at a time. It takes a while but most any substrate does. It's easy to clean and the pieces fit together more compact than larger gravel. Food and debris doesn't get down in it as easy. It also makes it easier for bottom feeder fish to eat off of it since it's more even.
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice color. Smooth not too big. I love this stuff. My other was rough and I mixed it with sand so my Cory catfish wouldn’t have it so rough. Cleaned it up easily, plopped it in the tank and put everything back. My fish seen happy and plants are doing well. Looks good to me.
Date published: 2018-03-16
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for a 75 gallon tank, how much substrate and how much gravel do i need?

Asked by: cherryfist
I used to use 50 lbs. in a 55. I would guess 3 bags of this should be plenty for a 75. That should give you about 2.5 to 3 inches of substrate This same media used to be "TexBlast" sand blast gravel. They have quit producing for that industry since newer, more "friendly" medias have become available.. FYI: To clean this, dump this in a 5 gallon bucket and flush with a hose outside. It will clean up, it just has to be done correctly. I have used this and gravel like it since the 80's. It's really cleans good with your python!
Answered by: Allintrance
Date published: 2018-03-04

Would this gravel be good for platies and mollies ?

Asked by: eastboy201136
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