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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 01:05 AM Thread Starter
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Dirt as substrate?

Ive been searching the internet lately and one thing i found was that people were using miracle grow organic. if anyone know anything about this please let me know because im thinking about using with silica sand to "cap" it off with my next planted 29 gallon tank.
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search the forum, particularly in the substrate section. There are several threads talking about it there.
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Check the link on my signature. I use Miracle Grow Organic Potting soil capped with Carib Sea white and black sand with good success. If you need any help I can offer as much as I know and can share.

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Have a tank over 2 yrs. old done this way without complaint.
This thread is the oldest tank and gets boring after the first few pages.

This thread includes the setup on a soil tank at the bottom of page #1.

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