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Old 04-20-2012, 07:05 AM   #1
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How much gravel should i have?


I have a tank 15Lx15Wx13. Is one bag of 7kg fluorite black sand enough? How deep the sand bed should be?
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Old 04-20-2012, 03:50 PM   #2
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http://www.plantedtank.net/substratecalculator.html

You'd probably want 2 to 3 inches of substrate depth. And is this flourite gravel or flourite sand?
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It's flourite black sand. And the calculator says I need 15 lbs to archive 2" deep sand bed in 15x15 tank. So I guess I have enough flourite sand for a planted tank.
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