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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-12-2011, 09:40 AM Thread Starter
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New Fluval Stratum Substrate?

Anyone seen this new substrate?

http://www.amazon.com/Fluval-Stratum...828700&sr=1-41

Wondering if it anyone has plans on buying it.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-12-2011, 01:41 PM
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I think it's similar to ADA Aquasoil, but when you compare prices/weight, it's cheaper to buy ADA.
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For shrimp it's great, I put four CBS in there (S grade) and found four molts in the period of a week or two.

For plants I don't know, the plants seem fine but it's a shrimp tank and I don't have co2 (yet). Nothing's dying from transition which is always a plus.
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I use it. Its awesome. I had some plants that were dying while in a holding tank (read: bucket) for over two weeks. Planted them in this substrate and with good light and Co2 they bounced back immediately. Excellent root growth...
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