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Mixing Flourites?

Anyone ever mix the regular Flourite with Flourite Dark or Black? I have some of the regular now, but wanted something darker for a cap when I tear down to add MTS. I wanted to go all black, I just don't want to spend the money for 2 new bags of Flourite, so I thought I could keep some of what I have now, and mix in one bag of darker one. This would also be nice for keeping some more beneficial bacteria in the tank. I'm just afraid of how it will look. Anyone tried any mixes that included the regular Flourite?
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I've mixed Flourite original with several types of sand, river gravel, Floramax and EcoComplete it's all about your taste in what looks good in the tank.


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Got any pics with these mixes?
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Check out my tank profile. I have 2 bags red fluorite, 2 bags brown fluorite, 1 bag Activ-Flora Red and 1 more bag of Activ-Flora Floragems. Quite a mix but that's the best I could get locally and it worked out nice.

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Thanks Vonzorfox. That doesn't look bad mixed at all.

If anyone has a reg.flourite/black flourite mix, I would still like to see, but I think I'll probably end up mixing. Should look ok, and those bags are just too much to replace it all.
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