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Chattahoochee River Rock

Has anyone ever used this as a substrate?

What was your results?

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Well, guess theres a first time for everything...

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What part of the Chattahoochee?

Upstream of the fall line, it flows mostly thru granite and metamorphic rocks. Granite is generally inert; but some metamorphic rocks (eg, marble) are not. Downstream, the rocks are generally sedimentary, including limestone, which is more reactive than marble.
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I am not sure. I havent done much research on it. But I am thinking about the same kind that you epoxy together for around a pool/deck. I like that rock. It looks tiny enough to be able to support plant life. Of course, it would be without all the epoxy and stuff.

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Put some in a bucket and test GH, KH, pH and TDS. If any of these change, then make sure that change is what you want in the tank.
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Basic river gravel and it would be a poor choice for rooted plants. (IMO)


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