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post #4 of (permalink) Old 10-13-2020, 03:21 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Deanna View Post
Uh-oh! Opening up the substrate opinion pool. I say to go inert or high CEC non-activated substrate.

...or re-frame and say: "For those that do active substrates ..."
BUT with inert/high CEC substrate, I'd need to feed the plants somehow. Either water column dosing, root tabs, or both. Staying with simple inert substrate, I'd probably just deepen the sand layer to make planting easier and go with root tabs and column ferts.


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