I bought it at $6...very fine sand. But the water doesn't run clear when I washed it...instead it was very cloudy and I had to wash it a lot of times. *[img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html312/non-cgi/emoticons/sad.gif[/img]

Btw, the shop's at Clementi Ave 2, Blk 328, #01-210.

I read up recently about quarzt sand 'cos most aquarium sells it. Seems suitable as silica sand is also quarzt. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html312/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img] So far, my plants are happy in river sand too!