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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.

Originally Posted by tatersalad View Post
Does the shrimp sand you are using have any buffering capabilities? Would you recommend it for a dry start application?
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