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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-05-2012, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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Sand substrate

I have play sand as my 55 gallon tank substrate.. Im going to get my plants after i order my fish, new hood, and filter.. Will the regular play sand from homedepot be enough or do I need to to mix fertilizer in the sand??
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As the sand is inert, your going to want some root tabs

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Where can I get some?? Im gonna need them in a few weeks..
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You can make some with Osmocote Plus and put it in some empty gel caps that you find in the vitamin section at stores.


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If you are still looking for some osmocote plus capsules let me know.

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i would def use osmocote or root tabs

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If you are still looking for some osmocote plus capsules let me know.

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If I need some I will let you know. Thanks for the notification
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