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12-13-2012 05:31 AM
inthepacific i tried dirting my tank one then i broke it down and did aquasoil. im not sure if it was the dirt or the moss i bought, but i ended up having worms and the sort in my tank. i also had a lot of tannis that never really went away. i also think it works better for larger tanks becasue you have to use both the dirt and the cap and you want the dirt to be deep enough to get a good root system.
12-13-2012 05:24 AM
Blackheart Yeah you can get it for 20 bucks on amazon.
12-13-2012 04:30 AM
Tanman19az Petco was selling Eco complete for cheap...I don't know if they caught on to not charging an additional shipping fee but when I bought them I got free shipping with orders over $49
12-13-2012 04:21 AM
Blackheart Eco complete was going for 39.99 at a LFS by me.

Is there any particular brand I should go for if I was to go this route?
12-13-2012 03:56 AM
Originally Posted by Blackheart View Post
And I'm assuming this would probably be a lot cheaper than going out and actually buying Aquarium plant substrates? Which can cost like, what 40 dollars a bag at LFS?
More like 20-30 but yes. I got the 16 quart potting soil bag for a dollar lol
12-12-2012 07:32 PM
Blackheart And I'm assuming this would probably be a lot cheaper than going out and actually buying Aquarium plant substrates? Which can cost like, what 40 dollars a bag at LFS?
12-12-2012 06:23 PM
roadmaster Hardest thing in my view, is placement of plant's.
Don't want to be uprooting them any more than necessary so placement,growth characteristic's are essential .
12-12-2012 06:21 PM
DBlauj Not to bad. I use organic top soil w/ peat moss, then a layer of calcined clay, then I cap it with my gravel. Makes it less messy when planting.
12-12-2012 06:19 PM
steven p as difficult as putting dirt in a box. =]
12-12-2012 05:54 PM
Dirting a tank

How difficult is it to dirt a tank?

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