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post #7 of (permalink) Old 10-15-2020, 06:05 AM
ahem
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Originally Posted by Oughtsix View Post
My preference is a capped dirt bottom. Since it isn't what works best for you the aqua-soil sounds like it would be a very good approach. I haven't had near the luck with straight sand substrate that I have had with capped dirt. I will never go back to straight sand.
I tried straight sand in a small tank and DIATOMS. Had a hard time getting rid of them although the sand makes it easy to siphon them.
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