Axolotl Aquarium Substrate
Hi all, does anyone have experience with using a fine sand as an aquarium substrate? I am told that the best is a silica based sand with <1mm particles to ensure that it does not harm the axolotls if swallowed Is this a better option than larger stones? Could I just leave the bottom bare? ?
If you are going to use large stones you have to ensure the stones are at least twice the size of the Axolotls head.
I prefer using sand as its fairly easy to clean and looks the best in my opinion.
If you prefer a bare bottom tank then yes for sure you can leave it bare.
Sure, thank you!
Do you by any chance gave experience with using normal filter sand? Fine aquarium-grade silica is pretty much impossible for me to find. I have read that if you sterilise it properly it shouldn't be harmful?
@saxolotl I have defiantly used myself and seen other use pool filter sand. As long as it is silica sand it should be ok.