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Old 01-23-2013, 03:23 PM   #1
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Carpet plants in black flourite sand


i just ordered 5 bags of flourite black sand for $80 ( SUPER DEAL ON CRAIGSLIST)

anyways

I have CO2 system and a 3x54watt T5 lighting system coming next week,

are there any carpet plants that will grow in the flourite black sand?
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:28 PM   #2
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How tall is the tank and what reflector does the light use? What about ferts?
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:32 PM   #3
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How tall is the tank and what reflector does the light use? What about ferts?

72 gal bow front, lighting will be 20-22ins from the substrate,

using roots tabs n liq ferts, its a 3X54watt lighting system from catalina aquarium. i heard there reflectors are pretty damn good
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I use it for dwarf hairgrass. It should do fine for most carpet plants. CO2, good lighting, and ferts are really what determine which carpet plants you can grow.
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