Pool Filter Sand is a properly graded and dried sand. . For my budget that was more the I could spend. I use this sand as a substrate in my aquarium. Quikrete 50 lb. Pool Filter Sand is a properly graded and dried sand. It is designed to be used in swimming pool filtration systems. This pool filter sand also . Pool Filter Sand is a properly graded and dried sand. . Great Inexpensive Sand . If the sand was as bad as some report it would kill the fish in the aquariums . i was wondering where can i get this sand to use as a substrate for my fish tank? is it expensive? . you can get it at a hardware store. it's very cheap. as for cleaning, Swimming pool filter sand is one of the few things you probably . None of the Lowes, Home Depots, or hardware stores in my area sell pfs . Apr 26, 2011 - Hey everyonelooking for budget friendly sand and I believe I read . BUT, you have to make sure to use pool filter sand, not play sand, . https://amzn.to/2H9lyEF - You can also buy high quality sand on amazon for super cheap. It comes all pre . May 26, 2017 - they carry it at home depot in the outdoors section. it's sand that goes into your swimming (I think thats how its spelled) and its just as cheap as pool filter sand. I have a 29 Gallon tank and was thinking of using pool filter sand because I want to have cories in the tank. Should I use this pool filter sand. May 25, 2008 - Bought 5 bags of KolorScape White Play Sand from Home Depot. . many people i know buy sand from home depot. playsand, silica . or natural sand, its cheap and very easy to clean.couple rinses and your good to go.