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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-23-2018, 04:34 AM Thread Starter
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Amount of dirt?

My dirted tank is finally complete, but I think I might have added too little dirt. I had 1/2 inch of dirt not including the cap, which was 1-2 inches. Did I mess up?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-23-2018, 06:38 AM
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Kind of backwards. I like to have a slope of dirt with a cap. Something like 1.5 inches in front sloping uphill to the back to reach about 4 inches. I then use about a half inch cap.
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Kind of backwards. I like to have a slope of dirt with a cap. Something like 1.5 inches in front sloping uphill to the back to reach about 4 inches. I then use about a half inch cap.
Should I restart? How would this impact the growth on my plants?
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Sorry for the late response. Long term I would want to restart. Doesn't give much room for good root growth and will deplete nutrients much faster.
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