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  1. Plants
    Looking to build a new 40L that will include several crypt varieties. There are many posts asking, "I use nutrified substrate/root tabs; do I need to dose?" but I am looking for feedback re the inverse: Will these crypts grow in inert substrate, if the water is macro/microd appropriately? c...
  2. Substrate
    How thick a substrate to plant glossostigma, the normal 3" or less? The plants I got are about 6" long, can I cut the stem shorter an will it grow back if I cut it should I cut the top or bottom?
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi every one, After months of scratching my head as to why my tank keeps getting diatoms I realized that it usually comes back with a vengeance after vacuuming the gravel. The tank started out with high iron substrate below gravel and of-course, not knowing any better mixed the stuff up pretty...
  4. Colorado
    Does anyone know of a local retailer in Colorado that still carries TexBlast? It is sandblasting sand that makes a wonderful, inert substrate. All the LFS used to have it, but now I can't find it anywhere. The biggest advantage is that it only cost around $15 for a 50 lb bag. It is by...
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