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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-09-2013, 03:04 AM Thread Starter
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plants help URGENT!!

so i have a ten gallon tank with minimum gravel just covering the bottom of it, i have always wanted to try growing plants, should i just cover the bottom with black sand or is it possible to grow plants in gravel with only 5 pounds.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-09-2013, 03:43 AM
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I would think you will need more substrate for adequate root growth. I think ten to fifteen pounds of sand in addition to your current gravel would suffice. I would also add root tabs. Good Luck!

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ill try
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should i just switch gravel out with sand
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