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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-10-2011, 08:21 PM Thread Starter
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Is it worth me getting a planted substrate?

Hi, i have got this stuff the=at looks like eco, but it is not and to get eco in my tank would cost £60 so i was wondering should i only buy 2 bags and mix it with the eco look alike or just buy seachem root tabs and tab the tank

also does a plant substrate really make much of a difference?
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I've heard people mixing things like Seachem flourite with small black gravel and it working fine. If your using eco-complete you may see some seperation with the bigger gravel getting to the top, but that would be over time.

It would still work, IMO. So go for it

You can make just about anything work as a substrate. It's just a matter of your ability to work around it enough to keep other factors inline with the substrate/water parameters.


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Thanks Fishykid
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