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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-15-2019, 04:17 AM Thread Starter
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New to hobby what should I use

I really like black substrate and I want to do some carpet plants and a little aquascape I’m a little familiar with how it works but what can I use that’s not to expensive but nice and effective I have a 30 gal tank any tips or ideas is much appreciated
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-18-2019, 03:06 PM
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Depending on your fish you want to keep, the easy and inexpensive substrates are:

CaribSea FloraMax - $20 for 12lbs
Coal Slag - Black Diamond Blasting Sand (BDBS) - $10 for 100lbs

More expensive options:
CaribSea Eco-Complete
Flourite Black
Flourite Black Sand
Flourite Onyx
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