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Dry Start Substrate Opinion

I have a 10G tank I want to put to use and I've decided that I want to grow plants in it by dry start method/greenhouse method, whatever you want to call it.

I currently have Miracle-Gro Organic potting soil and FloraMax (That stuff PetSmart sells).

Would you recommend any of those or another type of substrate? Or does it not really matter as long as the roots can grab well?

I don't plan on converting this to a full tank, just leaving it as is, fyi

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id go with the potting soil


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If you're going to leave it as it, go with just the potting soil.

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If you're never going to flood the tank, you wouldn't even have to cap it! I like that idea :]

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If you're never going to flood the tank, you wouldn't even have to cap it! I like that idea :]
Miracle-Gro it is!

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