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powder vs chunks of laterite

im making my own root tabs and was debating using laterite chunks or laterite powder. what would be the difference?
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what are root tabs?
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Fertilizer molded into a tablet and pushed into the substrate so roots can use the nutrients.

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ugh I used laterite chunks in my tank under topsoil and with all the plant moving I do I have big hunks of it all over my black substrate. I'd suggest the powder if it's the same.
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i wonder if it was packed enough that it would just clump up anyway once the water hits it
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