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  1. Fish
    Hello ALL!! :-) I have a Betta in a 10 gal tank, today i did my first 25% change (or so) and when i added the new water back in it got soooo cloudy!?!?!?! Its like blackish cloudy! I use Flu-val Stratum...I'm assuming that's why it looks black!? My question is do i have to wait for the dust to...
  2. Substrate
    I just received a bag of Fluval Stratum and realized that the bag I received was didn't contain enough substrate for a proper plant bedding. Before I spend $5.99 to return this bag for the bigger one, I wanted to ask if anyone had success with mixing Fluval Stratum with any other substrates. In...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    So a couple weeks ago, I ended up scrapping my entire 10 gal because of a reoccurring issue with the water. When I first planted it, all of the plants in there were doing really well and just taking off. I was lighting using one 6500K CFL bulb in a clamp light. However, suddenly, all of my...
  4. Substrate
    Does anyone know if Fluval Stratum will be ok in a cichlid tank? (peacocks/blue ahlis) I know it says right on the package "not for use with african cichlids" but I'm hoping that's just a suggestion... I know it also is suppose to lower the pH but I don't know by how much. my pH is currently at...
  5. The Lounge & Introductions
    I am currently cycling a 5 gallon Marineland Hex 5 for crystal red shrimp. I have purchased Fluval Stratum for the substrate and have added a couple of nerite snails to get things going. I am using RO water and will add GH+ before adding shrimp. Now I am finally getting ammonia readings to show...
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Ok so I have a lot of questions I need to ask before setting up my new tank because im getting paranoid. So I want to set up a 30g planted tank, I have the plant substrate "Fluval Stratum" which I hear is light and hard to plant in and I want to plant very small plants like dwarf hairgrass and...
  7. Substrate
    Hey everyone, So this is my first post on here. Ive used this forum alot for researching many projects I habr done. So I have a 125 gallon freshwater planted with playsand substrate and fluval fx5. Ive been dosing with flourish products and I have a DIY Co2 injection, also homemade canopy with...
  8. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I am wanting to set up another shrimp tank. I have a ten gallon tank that I want to use. I want to get some nice substrate for the tank and I can get an 8.8lbs bag on amazon for $18.00 shipped would that be enough? Or should I get an 8.8lbs bag and a 4.4lbs bag together?
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