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p-u! man, that is just sooo wrong! my 46gl sand bed reaks of death! nothing is as nasty as a sandbed is when you gotta remove one:eek: i don't ever want a dsb again. no way no how...
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funny, when I scooped out a bit of the sand for transfe to seed the new sand bed, the old one smells of the ocean, it doesnt stink, but it was just ther first 2 to 4 cm... now the skimmer collector, THAT is something else...
 

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I scooped out 6 inches of sand when I tore down the 135 and it didn't smell bad either. No black or grungy spots...but it had only been up a year.

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1 inch down and the smell is "ocean breeze"
2 " and it's fishy!
3" kinda dizzying
4" and lower ..... yuck! rotten egg!!!!

You hit the jackpot! hydrogen sulfide! read more.....it might mean good somehow.
 

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reiple said:
1 inch down and the smell is "ocean breeze"
2 " and it's fishy!
3" kinda dizzying
4" and lower ..... yuck! rotten egg!!!!

You hit the jackpot! hydrogen sulfide! read more.....it might mean good somehow.
exactly normal:D
 
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