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post #9 of (permalink) Old 03-04-2013, 10:01 PM
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I just used it straight out of the bag. Didn't quite pour it, but that was due to space/logistical restraints .

I scooped some out with a plastic deli cup/tub, and then dumped that in the tank. if there were clumps I would break them up. Added about ~1.5 - ~2", and then wet it down to a slurry, and smushed it around some to make sure it's distributed and such.

I had minimal clouding, but I think that was having a fiarly fine crained cap, and a very slow, non-disruptive filling.
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