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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 01:35 AM Thread Starter
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Fluval flora substrate

I just ordered a fluval flora and i'm trying to save money but want everything I need to do a nice tank. One thing I want to do is slope the substrate and from looking around i'm hearing that they don't include enough substrate.

Any suggestions on what I should do to increase my substrate depth?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 09:37 AM
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You can buy inert substrate like eco complete or floramax under the fluval flora. Or you can use stones like lava rocks, slate, etc to increase your substrate depth.
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Is the fluval substrate inert or does it have available nutrients to plants?
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