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post #17 of (permalink) Old 06-25-2013, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by hambone870 View Post
go get a bag of miracle grow organic choice potting mix from your local hardware store

you can screen out some of the larger wood pieces if you choose, I just rip the bag and pour

soak it, cap it, fill with water

be prepared to do a few big water changes as it will leach tannins for the first week or so
Is miracle grow organic the best as far as potting soil goes for a planted tank? I don't mind spending a little more if there is something better. Thanks for the info!
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