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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-24-2019, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Leaving ADA substrate system without water for 2 weeks okay?

I set up my ads substrate system and hardscape last weekend with the thought of planting/flooding before I leave for thanksgiving. Unfortunately my plant order came in nearly add dead so I wonít be able to set my tank up before I leave.

Itís already been in the tank without a cover for a week, will my substrate system be okay another week/week and a half without water? Not sure if the air leeches anything off or it dries out.


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Yes it will be completely fine, just dirt. Might dry out a little I suppose, but that won't be much of a problem once you fill the tank! you can cover the tank with something if you don't want dust settling in it, but this is also unnecessary. I suppose a cat could find it useful...
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