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post #25 of (permalink) Old 10-04-2012, 01:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Tcal01 View Post
you should get some powdered aquasoil. it totally changes the whole aesthetic of a scape and makes everything look so much cleaner. it looks great so far though

*and IME it holds plants better
I agree with this. A top layer of powder type (1/4 of your total substrate depth) is very aesthetically pleasing and aids plants with finer roots (like HC) in rooting and spreading.

I hope your tank turns out as well as you envisioned it and that you took a wealth of knowledge away from Khoa's setup that you used as inspiration. I'm looking forward to seeing this develop. The stones look great!
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