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post #5 of (permalink) Old 12-27-2005, 11:49 AM Thread Starter
Fosty
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Originally Posted by bigstick120
something in the tanks are buffering the KH, what type of substrate do you use. What type of filter media? You dont add any baking soda do you?
No baking soda. Filter media is just ceramic rings, foam pads, and filter floss for both tanks. And substrate is a mix of flora-max, playsand, florite, laterite, and plain gravel in the 38 gallon. And a mix of eco-complete and Tropic Isle Tahitian Moon Sand. None of the things in the substrate are supposed to affect the water chemistry.

I'll try to think more about this in the evening, but now I think I'l go skiing .

Last edited by Fosty; 12-27-2005 at 10:19 PM.
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