Tampa Bay Saltwater Live Sand


RC Sponsor
Hand Harvested Live Sand
from the Tampa Bay Saltwater aquaculture site located in the Gulf of Mexico

TBS Live Sand

Hiya Folks, let's talk Real Live Sand from Tampa Bay Saltwater.

Benefits- naturally improve aquarium health by diversifying the microorganisms within your system with fresh Gulf of Mexico sand.

    • excellent for new tank cycling​
    • excellent for established tank seeding​
    • create a natural environment which decreases stress for your reef inhabitants: jawfish burrows, sleeping wrasses, scuttling crabs and grazing tangs​
Alive- can't get more live Live Sand that ours.

    • micro critters from stars to snails to worms​
    • beneficial bacteria​
    • will not live in a bag on a store shelf​
    • requires life support provided by a functioning aquarium upon arrival​
Appearance- imagine walking the beaches on the west coast of Florida.

    • an array of colorful tiny broken shells and coral fragments​
    • will not blow around with heavy flow​
    • coarse sand with random pieces of shell or coral skeletons​
Harvesting- we are picky, picky, picky about sand quality.

    • from the 30-year-old Tampa Bay Saltwater lease site in the Gulf of Mexico​
    • high currents and tides keep churning out this fresh and clean natural product​
    • hand harvested literally amongst the flounders​
    • harvesting sand under the sea is no fun, but the benefits live sand provides hobbyists are unmatched​
Shipping- kept submerged from the ocean floor to your door.

    • UPS next day for 30lbs and under​
    • Air Cargo for 20lbs and up​
    • its fast and fresh from Florida​
Care- it's alive, you can keep it that way!

    • provide all the aspects needed to maintain good water quality​
    • clean-up crews sifting, scuttling, burrowing and picking are a win​
    • provide flow because it originates from a high flow area​
    • wise aquascape concepts like island building and openings through the bottom of your scape allow for water flow​
    • vacuum small sections as needed according to your system's debris pattern​