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Customer Reviews for CaribSea Instant Aquarium Sunset Gold Gravel

CaribSea Instant Aquarium Sunset Gold Gravel

Fine grade gravelContains living, water-purifying bacteriaHelps detoxify metals, eliminate ammonia and neutralize chlorineMakes for an effortless aquarium set-upMade in the USA
Average Customer Rating:
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4 out of 4(100%)reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer Reviews for CaribSea Instant Aquarium Sunset Gold Gravel
Review 1 for CaribSea Instant Aquarium Sunset Gold Gravel
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5

Nice but inconsistent

PostedAugust 7, 2014
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from Charlotte, NC
I received 5 20lb bags via an online purchase and all were labeled "Sunset Gold". However, three were the gold color I expected and two were more of a gray color that you would see on many east coast beaches. I was tempted to return the two but at the same time did not feel like having to deal with returning 40 lbs of sand and waiting for another promotion to buy more as the local Petco doesn't carry it. Therefore I mixed them all together and I'm happy with the result but would have liked to see what five bags of the "gold" sand I expected would have looked like.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 2 for CaribSea Instant Aquarium Sunset Gold Gravel
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5 / 5
5 / 5

nice sand!

PostedAugust 5, 2014
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The product took a while to arrive, and this was my second attempt at obtaining a golden colored sand. First time it was basically white. In the bag it seemed an ugly brown color and i thought id never have my gold sanded tank. But after adding it and letting the tank clear up (entire tank turned a dense murky brown color for 2 days despite having a micron filter that removes particles to have crystal clear water) it turned out to be the perfect color i was looking for. I would order again and probably will next time i set up a new tank.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 3 for CaribSea Instant Aquarium Sunset Gold Gravel
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Nice sand

PostedNovember 18, 2013
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from Houston, TX
The sand is fine and the color is nice under plant lights. Do not make the mistake of not rinsing this sand well. I cut the top of the bag open and used a garden hose to rinse. If you put the hose to the bottom of the bag and fill the bag then pour off that water carefully repeating 5 times you should have most of the fine particles out. I still ran my diatom filter on my tank to completely clear the water.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 4 for CaribSea Instant Aquarium Sunset Gold Gravel
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Nice fine sand, Beautiful Color

PostedJanuary 17, 2013
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from Lake Worth, FL
This is nice fine sand great for freshwater aquariums, does not alter PH, or any other water parameters. Great for bottom dwellers, such as cory catfish, loaches, plecos. The color is natural and beautiful!
I would recommend this to a friend!
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