How much gravel should I put in a 10x54 tank?

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  1. amateurplumber1

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    Is 15 lbs enough? Finally (finally) getting around to installing this sucker (many thanks to dittohead!).
     
  2. ditttohead

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    15 pounds is enough. Technically, you should fill the dome with gravel, the dome is .09 Cu. Ft. on a standard 10" diameter tank. This would be approximately 10-15 pounds of gravel.
     
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