Originally Posted by Nami
What about putting dirt under the black diamond to give the plants an extra kick? Cheap, and you don't need to go for expensive substrate.
What kind of dirt?
Also how long does it take to cycle for shrimp? i've seen some people say as long as you have tons of plants only a week or so but others say like 1-2 months?, and how many shrimp can i have in total for the tank?