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Dirt Flourite Mixed?

Im getting a new tank soon and definatley planting it, However i want to kind of lean away from dirt, or add less, can i cap like 1/2 an inch of dirt with like a 1/2 inch of flourite the gravel or sand? thinking Gravel, pea sized for sure.


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can i cap like 1/2 an inch of dirt with like a 1/2 inch of flourite the gravel or sand? thinking Gravel, pea sized for sure.
Yes!! Topping needs to be 3ml. Test what you have in a bowl to see if it holds down the dirt.
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Yes!! Topping needs to be 3ml. Test what you have in a bowl to see if it holds down the dirt.
Ok still relatively confused with what you mean by 3ml?


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I think he means 3 inches? I know 3 inches of substrate is very nice ! So 2 inches of dirt, 1 inch of flourite capping.

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