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Mixing or layering substrates.

I am new to this hobby but have spent the last 6+ months researching. I purchased a 120 gallon tank. I am stuck on choosing a substrate... there are so so many options and opinions. I am doing planted for sure. I was curious as to your thoughts of mixing substrates instead of layering So that way I would get the benefits of multiple substrates without it being so deep. Thoughts?

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Substrate is inert BDBS.

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Aside from dirt and aquasoil, substrate choice is an aesthetic choice. Mixing will only get you the worst of both worlds.

Layering substrate for the purpose of capping dirt is a different story, of course.
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