Brand new hi tech tank substrate question - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-28-2015, 12:31 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Queensland
Posts: 7
Brand new hi tech tank substrate question

Hi,

I am setting up a brand new tank and just deciding on what substrate to go for. I am using co2 and high lighting and am wanting to grow baby tears carpet. I am thinking of using - http://www.aquariumsrus.com.au/accessp.htm and then topping it off with river pebbles - http://www.aquariumsrus.com.au/accessp.htm

I am assuming the Microbe Lift Bloom and Grow is similar to the eco complete? I would do the whole tank with the Microbe but it is quite expensive. Would this substrate be suitable?

Also unsure as to how much to use?

Thanks.
Tigh is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-28-2015, 09:16 PM
Planted Tank Guru
 
PTrader: (84/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 21,015
Since you are in Australia you probably have access to several of the Chinese made substrate materials comparable to ADA Aquasoil. Those are likely to be the best choice you could make. Eco Complete is essentially inert, with almost no plant available nutrients. It is a good quality "sand/gravel". "Microbe Lift Bloom and Go" could be almost anything, so I have no idea if it is comparable to Eco Complete.

Hoppy
Hoppy is offline  
Reply

Tags
None

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome