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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-18-2012, 08:39 PM
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what i can offer as advise is... what i did (it's a pain DON'T)

i used caribsea ecocomplete planted, to 1/2 to 3/4 depth and upaqua shrimp sand over... well... they have mixed on the top (only the top of course) from moving plants - i'm a girl, and i'm fickle so plants get moved deal with it LOL (lectures on moving substrate are always allowed)

my amanos seem to enjoy 'remixing' it on me when ever i separate it. i just did another tank the same way (i didn't have enough of either to do it 100% and you can't possibly plant in upaqua shrimp sand... it's all floaty) but i only have blue velvets, so they are okay.. and i will not replant it (often) as it's only 8x8 (okay so it's on it's 3rd 'fix) shhh...

i'm sure someone has a better way.. but i do like the upaqua product A LOT that is the problem.
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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 05:37 PM
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Hey Rob,

I still have my bag of shrimp sand and have been debating on using it. Did you have to cycle it?

Originally Posted by Rob in Puyallup View Post
I have UP Shrimp Sand Micro in my 6.6 gallon bookshelf tank. Been up and running for several months now. Is all doing fine so far!

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