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post #55 of (permalink) Old 04-26-2012, 02:26 PM Thread Starter
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There are several threads here on the forum about UP Aqua Shrimp Sand. Here's a link to UP's product page. Definitely buffers.

I wouldn't use it in a tank that had so much plant mass that a dry start was necessary. There are better substrates for plants on the market that cost a whole lot less.

A lot of people who sell the product would have you believe it's miracle dirt. While it's a great product, it's pretty easy to find cheaper alternatives.

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Does the shrimp sand you are using have any buffering capabilities? Would you recommend it for a dry start application?
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