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Caribsea flora max

Has anyone used this stuff and what is your opinion of it? I got 2 bags today and the grain is the size of seachem flourite, not big like it used to be. Im going to mix it with 2 bags flourite and 4 eco complete and see what I get.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-02-2010, 09:17 PM Thread Starter
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We just got it in at my PetSmart store and it looks like a smaller/thinner Flourite. It's $3 less a bag too. Haven't tried it out yet, but I cant set up any more tanks either.
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It feels like porous volcinic rock to me. I see the same situation as eco complete with little pieces of other colored rock mixed in like they process all their substrates on the same equipment and it gets mixed.

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I have flora max in my 10 gallon tank, its a very light substrate and plants get easily uprooted from it, mines from an older bag i got like 2-3 months ago, the grains are definately bigger than flourite
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Heres what mine looks like...

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i'd say that looks smaller then the flora max i have, also looks like a lot less red gravel in the new stuff, looks like an improvement but is this substrate still super light weight?
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