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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-29-2006, 11:43 AM Thread Starter
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ok im just setting up my new 7ftX2X2 tank i started off with a smaller one and with help from you guys it looks fantasic but i couldnt stop there i had to get a bigger one ok i have the gravel sorted but i used some like peat under it cant remmeber what it was now can i use anythink under the gravel or should i be looking for a low nitrate base mmmh ok
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-29-2006, 11:47 AM
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Typically you want to use a fine layer (one you can almost see through) of peat in the bottom. Also if you have any mulm you can suck up from your other tank, do so and mix it in with your substrate.

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