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Gravel becoming white

Since it is store bought, what is it?

Are my otos & cories eating its coating?

I do have a slight current with DIY CO2 on a pwrhead, so it could be erosion.

Anyone suggest an alternative?
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I used to have gravel, and the color coating does wear away in water flow over time. I changed to sand because I wanted to get some corydoras. You can use sand, organic dirt, pebbles/rocks... If you use sand and pebbles/rocks, wash it good with hot water first. To get excess dirt and microorganisms off it.

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