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Originally Posted by somewhatshocked View Post
It's not that old, @Hojae84. Thanks for sharing your experience.

I've had two separate batches of it (one obtained via Amazon, another from a shop in the DC area) and have found it to be... average. Takes a lot of it to maintain buffering capacity and nutrient content appears to vary drastically from batch to batch. One batch I have grew really nice crypts and bacopa. The other didn't do much at all.

Both of my batches leeched ammonia at varying points. One tank was about 2PPM for a couple weeks and the other was about 4PPM for 7-8 days.

I'd use it again if someone gave it to me but I wouldn't pay for it when there are better, more affordable products readily available.
Such as? I'm looking to order some substrate asap for a new tank and looking for suggestions. I know I can't go wrong with the standard ADA but I'd like to see what some other better priced but similar quality options are out there.


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