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post #4 of (permalink) Old 01-13-2013, 04:52 PM
Rich Guano
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What have you been using as a Top Cap over the potting mix? Diana talks about not using anything with a small particle size, because it prevents the return of nutrients from decaying organics to fall back down through the top cap.

+1 on the overfeeding. Fish food has everything a plant needs, but it must be allowed to fall into the substrate.
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