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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-10-2003, 09:48 PM Thread Starter
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I am setting up a 26 gal bow front and will have 2 AH Supply 55w 53K PC and co2. I want the color to be black so I will either just use the eco complete by it self or florite with a layer of black gravle on top. So what do yall think??? Also how does the size of florite compair to eco complete??

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-10-2003, 10:17 PM
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If you want black then go with the Eco complete. The flourite will eventually get mixed in with the gravel and you'll have a hodge podge.



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I second Marcel's advice. Just use the Eco-Complete.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2003, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
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So the Eco-Complete is as good as Florite?? Also is the granule size of Eco-complete small?? I would like to try some Glossostigma (sp)and I have read that it like a fine substrate. So how many bags for this tank....its the size of a 20 tall but bows a little in the front...2 bags??

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2003, 12:51 PM Thread Starter
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Never mind...I read in the right area of the forum (where I should have posted this ) and found this thread All my answers...duh!

Thanks yall!!!!
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