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Best substrate for HC?

Anyone know what the best substrate for thick carpet of HC is?
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Eco worked fine for me. sand likely poor choice. everything else would be fine, CO2 and nutrients are key.


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Standard gravel is a bad idea. Trust me.

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I was thinking of mg with some silica sand on to would that work?
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sand won't work, it will float up and can not root. the root system is not very deep at all.


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Check this thread for differing views on sand and HC.

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