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CaribSea Ocean Direct - Original Grade, 20 lb.

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Ocean Direct™ - This substrate is different than all other live sand products on the market. Ocean Direct™ utilizes “Sea Breathe” technology, which preserves real live sand with its own original bacteria. Every breathable bag of Ocean Direct™ is alive with up to 1000 times more beneficial bacteria than other preservation methods. Every grain of Ocean Direct™ is coated with bacteria and encapsulated by capillary action in a thin film of real ocean water. The thin film is open to the atmosphere for unparalleled gas exchange. This results in high counts of natural and beneficial bacteria with no noxious buildup of metabolic by‑products. Ocean Direct™ provides you with a thriving, natural aquarium in minutes!
Ocean Direct™ - This substrate is different than all other live sand products on the market. Ocean Direct™ utilizes “Sea Breathe” technology, which preserves real live sand with its own original bacteria. Every breathable bag of Ocean Direct™ is alive with up to 1000 times more beneficial bacteria than other preservation methods. Every grain of Ocean Direct™ is coated with bacteria and encapsulated by capillary action in a thin film of real ocean water. The thin film is open to the atmosphere for unparalleled gas exchange. This results in high counts of natural and beneficial bacteria with no noxious buildup of metabolic by‑products. Ocean Direct™ provides you with a thriving, natural aquarium in minutes!

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  1. Really Works Review by Reinaldo
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    I have used many different types of sand, from dry to live with different outcomes. While the best advice in this hobby is to take things slow, sometimes you just do not have the luxury or patience. That being said, I have used this product with much success. I recently set up a 3 gal desk top aquarium at work and then a 45 gal AIO at home. Due to circumstances, I needed to set up both tanks as quickly as possible and could not sit back and wait the normal cycle time. I ended up using 2 bags in my 45g along with live rock, natural sea water and applied a bottle of bacteria for good measure. I let the tank rest over night and then added fish, coral, hermits and snails the following day. It has been about a month since I set it up and did not have any losses. Would highly recommend and will use again when the time calls. (Posted on 3/13/2016)

  2. Looks nice Review by Ken
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    I used this in my tank, it moves around a bit from my clownfish rubbing on it, but otherwise, it stays put. Definitely like it and plan to use it again in my next tank (Posted on 7/23/2014)


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