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  1. Substrate
    I'm thinking of getting some clay (or clay powder mixed with sand/peat moss) and smushing it to the bottom of my tank as a 1st layer for super easy anchoring. Is there a reason people don't do this and use hard clay pebbles? Is it because it clouds the water? Even if you cap with sand or...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    This morning I added enough FE to raise the amount of iron in my 55g tank to 1.0ppm. When I took a sample and tested it 10 hours after I added the Iron my levels were 0.07ppm. Before adding the Iron my levels were 0.04ppm. Could the added bentonite in my water be eating up the Iron I am...
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