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Old 03-09-2004, 11:21 PM   #1
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is it possible to use those tiny clay pebbles used for growing soils plants be any good as a pre substrate, i would remove all my sand and place this in instead. i would like to use this a lower substrate but fear it will do damage...

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heres some here..
http://www.nwhydroponics.com/proddetail.asp?prod=SA100
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Old 03-09-2004, 11:42 PM   #2
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Great stuff. If I remember well, it is very light. Unless you want to create an upside down landscape, it isn't recommended. I could be wrong though.
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Old 03-11-2004, 12:00 AM   #3
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maybe ill soak it for a few days and use the water in my next change

if i get some ill post my results with it.
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