Planted Tank Guru
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Romney, West Virginia
Well, substrate...I'm thinking hard about getting some Aquasoil New Amazonia. Much as I hate to spend $55 on substrate, I think it might be the best for my purpose. I'm hoping I can get my water mixed and buffered to close to pH 7...maybe something around 6.8 or so. Seems like a reasonable range for the tigers though from reading tank journals, pH ranges are all over the place which really makes it hard to decide on a number to shoot for. I've tried low and high so I'm hoping that closer to the middle will work out.
Any thoughts? If I go more inert, I was thinking Eco-Complete. I like the look of it. I want to not use sand in this tank just for aesthetic reasons even though I have loads of it on hand. A $20 bag of Eco-Complete is pretty reasonable I think.
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