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post #3 of (permalink) Old 04-29-2009, 01:50 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Hoppy View Post
You could put mineralized topsoil under the sand, and have a nutrient rich substrate as a result. It really depends on how much money you are willing to spend on substrate. But, the mineralized topsoil substitutes your work for giving money to a store.
Honestly, i just bought a condo and will be pretty much emptying my checking account to make the down payment. So i don't really want to spend all that much on dirt. About how much would a layer of the top soil cost for a 75 gallon?

thanks for the help

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