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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-27-2008, 12:43 AM Thread Starter
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Rescaping my tank. Add New aquasoil or keep all the old?

Im going to rescape my 29 gallon soon. I have some 2 year old aquasoil in there thats been through many different scapes. I have about 1/4 bag of unused aquasoil laying around. Should 1:

1. toss all the old aquasoil and redo the substrate completely with new aquasoil (save for a bottom layer of old AS for bacteria)

2. Mix in the 1/4 bag of new aquasoil in with the old stuff.

3. Keep it the way it is with the aged AS and save the fresh AS for a different project.
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leave the AS as it is i say if it's not in that bad of shape.


(on a side not i'd take the used AS is you decide to toss it)

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Its in fine shape. I was just thinking maybe have a more nutrients int he substrate would be helpful. maybe Ill just add a bunch of root tabs.
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you could always mix it if you really want to but should be fine.

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Use the old stuff and just add a thin layer of new on top.

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