what is "DSB"?

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    John B Guest

    I've heard of as little as 1/2" thick DSB..isn't that a little
    contradicting?
    What benifits does it have having more gravel? The most I've heard is the
    nitrifying bactiera lives in the bottom where the light cannot
    penitrate...or is DSB strictly for live sand?

    John

    "Teri G" <tdse@nospam.comcast.net> wrote in message
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    > > What is DSB? I've seen this in several posts, never explained. Thanks.
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    > DSB = "deep (live) sand bed"
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    > Teri
    > http://www.reefsanctuary.com
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    Marx Guest

    John B wrote:

    > I've heard of as little as 1/2" thick DSB..isn't that a little
    > contradicting?
    > What benifits does it have having more gravel? The most I've heard is the
    > nitrifying bactiera lives in the bottom where the light cannot
    > penitrate...or is DSB strictly for live sand?


    you should try use google, it doesn't hurt you ;)
    http://www.wetwebmedia.com/deepsandbeds.htm
    http://saltcorner.com/sections/guest/goemans&gamble/sandbedspart1.htm
    http://www.rshimek.com/reef/OnlineArticles.htm
    http://www.animalnetwork.com/fish2/aqfm/1998/oct/features/2/default.asp
    http://www.keysmariculture.com/articles/article2.htm
     
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