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Old 07-09-2014, 01:50 AM   #1
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Need help with Aquasoil quantity


According to AFA I need 6 liters of power sand and 21 liters of Aquasoil. My tank footprint is 36" x 18". My question is how deep would this be in my tank if spread out evenly?
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About 2.5" deep. Is it a 90P?
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it is a 58 gal. Oceanic tank.
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it is a 58 gal. Oceanic tank.
Frameless?
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No. Full frame with custom stand and canopy I built. Did have it setup as reef for 7 years the went planted freshwater for awhile. Got into slot car racing ( I'm 3rd place national champion in FCR super truck BTW) and after a few years I want to start my tank up again.
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Alright, well, can I hear a little bit about your scape so I can give you some advice?
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'Scape right now is an empty tank that has been re-sealed. My Icecap660 went out and I am going to invest in BML led's with a controller. Co2 setup in the plans. EI dose. Like I did before. Thinking about using the golden ratio to build up a cliff face on one side with a "river" flowing through back to front.

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Well here's what I suggest: for powder soil, buy the special kind or don't buy anything. Power sand is one thing that is something that's supplemental, not really necessary. But if you are going to but it, get the special because that has fertilizer in it.

What I would recommend is to buy 2 9L bags of amazonia normal and 1 9L bag of powder. It will cost a little more, but it will look better and greatly improve the adaptability of carpet plants. For the river, either buy a 2L bag of La Plata sand or just go with PFS.
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