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Old 09-09-2003, 09:36 PM   #1
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I used two packages of First Layer laterite(Each box is for 55 gallons) and I got a 75 gallon. I have heavy root feeders(Look at my sig) and I'm wondering how should it last me before putting in new laterite(or laterite balls).

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Old 09-09-2003, 10:17 PM   #2
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Laterite and flourite will last indefinitely if you dose micros to keep it replenished. These medias act as a sort of storage medium uptaking and releasing nutrients as needed.

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