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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-07-2011, 11:23 PM Thread Starter
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Eco Complete or CaribSea Floramax?

Greetings everyone. I'm going to set up a 2 gallon planted pico (Fluval Spec). My options for substrate are likely to be eco complete and caribsea floramax.

Any thoughts or preferences between the two? I don't have any plans yet for stocking or for CO2...I'll probably just go with plants that the stock lighting fixture will be sufficient for.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-08-2011, 05:25 PM
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I haven't used Eco Complete, but Floramax looks nice and I use it in both of my 10g tanks mixed with black Seachem Flourite.

I will tell you this, it's by far the dirtiest, dustiest substrate I've EVER used (aside from play box sand).

Make your choice between the two based on how clean Eco-complete comes lol....
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Eco. Go with anything that comes wet and doesn't need rinsing. Made by the same company though. Go to the Caribsea.com website and they highlight the differences.
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Which one comes wet?
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Which one comes wet?
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My floramax was kinda moist/damp when I got it. Not what I'd call "wet" though.
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