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Soil and root tabs?

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I was planning to convert to a soil and gravel mix this weekend and had designs on "Miracle gro organic choice potting mix"

Only to discover that this isn't available here in the uk

So I was wondering if there were any alternatives you could recommend. Also what root tabs you'd recommend. I'm asking as many tabs claim to have the best mix of nutrients but as this will be the first time I'm using root tabs I'm not so sure.

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you could use osmocote + as a root tabs and peat moss under play sand, but try finding organic choice soil if possible, there are other soils under different name which are the same thing.

hope this help:
http://www.theaquariumwiki.com/Walstad_method

mine is setup like this:
first 2" layer of organic choice potting soil mixed with peat moss
second, bit of laterite added along with some osmocote plus http://www.petsmart.com/product/inde...uctId=11148102
third 2" of flourite sand mixed with eco complete on the top

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