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Originally Posted by Caton View Post
Nice plan! Can't wait to see it progress!

Lets just hope you don't get your leg blown off this time around
Thanks! I'm really excited to get this all set up. The 150g was fun, but it was a lot of work and i hope this will be my final tank until i go off to college (but you never know what will happen when you're part of an addictive hobby like this one...).

Originally Posted by rickztahone
how much soil are you buying? i'm trying to figure out how much to buy for my 55 but i can't figure it out in L, i only see the chart for lbs.
I'm buying 4 9-liter bags and 2 3-liter bags, since i may want a slight slope. If you click on the "extended information" tab on the product page, it will tell you how many bags you need for the size tank you have. According to that chart, a 58g (36"x18") would need 3 9-liter bags. They do not say how deep the substrate would be though, but i'm assuming around 1.5"

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