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DSM am i understanding this correctly?

so im getting ready to start my aquarium within the next week or two. ive been doing tons of homework and came across the DSM not to long ago. i have already read the stickied thread about it but just wanna make sure i understood it corectly, i also have a few questions.

So first off its all about starting with the tank and anything that goes into it to be as sterile as possible to reduce mold and bga down the line. start with TC as they are 100% clean and dont have any spores or hitch hikers. Dont cheap on the substrate (im going to be using ada aquasoil) and mist after i plant. now heres where i have a question. how do i mist to keep the substrate moist but not get the leafs wet?? use R/O water to mist when it needs it and keep a eye on my humidity. take the plastic off once a day to let some air circulate. then flood no earlyier then 6-8 weeks. does this all sound good or am i missing anything?

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You should check out this thread on DSM by @Chhr05


It's very well put together and easy to follow.

If you just do exactly what his guide says you should have no problems with your DSM.

Good luck man!!

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