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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-02-2008, 09:25 PM Thread Starter
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what substrate?

i have a 30x12x12inch tank and am wondering what substrate to use for a planted tank
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Eco complete or ADA aquasoil
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Also, Flourite. I'd say those are the top 3. I'm using Eco Complete in my new tank.


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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-09-2008, 10:37 PM
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I use regular black sand, which is about the size of pool filter sand (from what I was told) and my plants are doing well. But of course, my tanks are low tech tanks and I feed heavily and I don't use ferts.

And the confusion starts again. LOL

I guess the question would be, what type of plants are you looking to grow.
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