is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

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is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

Post by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:00 pm

ive always had eco earth in my tank without any problems, but now i want to have a mix of play sand! to raise humidity and to make my crabby more happy to dig!

i want your opinion! where do you buy your play sand and is there anything i should avoid?

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Post by Xenocrab » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:03 pm

5 parts of play sand to 1 part eco earth. Mix with either dechlorinated water or salt water til it's sand castle consistency

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Post by Xenocrab » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:03 pm

We get our play sand from Coles hardware or Lowe's

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Post by Moniris » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:04 pm

I get my play sand from home depot for 2.80 and Lowes, it's just called play sand and is very common. Only had difficulty finding it at one home depot because apparently someone was building a sandbox and bought it all out lol

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Re: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

Post by Xenocrab » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:04 pm

Avoid the " hermit crab sand" sold at pet stores.

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Post by ciaraalston » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:39 pm

Avoid calci sand. I've used quikcrete and the home Depot brand

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Post by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:31 am

ciaraalston wrote:Avoid calci sand. I've used quikcrete and the home Depot brand Image

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thank you! ill def check out my local home depot :)

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Post by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:35 am

Xenocrab wrote:Avoid the " hermit crab sand" sold at pet stores.

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thank you! i literally just returned a tiny bag of it to the pet store a few days ago ($7!!), because i realized it wasnt good after looking into it. sucks that half of the stuff marketed towards hermits arent that awesome.

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Re: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

Post by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:36 am

Moniris wrote:I get my play sand from home depot for 2.80 and Lowes, it's just called play sand and is very common. Only had difficulty finding it at one home depot because apparently someone was building a sandbox and bought it all out lol Image

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thanks for answering! :) i hope no one is building a sandbox when i go tomorrow haha! fingers crossed

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