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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-01-2015, 01:52 AM Thread Starter
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National Geograpic Gravel

Anybody seen this stuff at Petsmart or tried it out? Looks pretty nice and is really small... I guess depending on how you look at it that could be good or bad. Good definitely for plants roots.
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Late reply, sorry. I have a bag of the Nat. Geo. Gravel and I absolutely love it! I bought one big bag vs. A few small ones due to price and still have half a bag left over after capping the dirt in my 10g and putting some in my 30g

I like the small size, and the color (I got the whites/tans) it complements my plants, rocks, and driftwood well. It hides fish waste and dead plant material well. It also looks good with a few tannins in the water.

I rinsed it once, and really didn't need too. Nothing floated, dust was minimal if it was even there, great no hassle gravel. I still rinse it mostly out of habit than actual need.

My one complaint is there are small pieces that randomly show up in it that are red or blue or green. I've probably found 5 in half my bag so far. This won't stop me from buying more though.

I know this is a late reply, but thought you may still wonder
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Had some in my 3g shrimp tank before I took it down months ago. I guess it's good for a cap it looks nice but that's about it.


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