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So, I have a little nano I want to start up and have some leftover normal AS from a previous setup. I would like a more fine substrate but will I lose too many nutrients by crushing the aquasoil into finer particles? I dont want to shell out $15 for some powder AS when Im only going to use 2 handfuls of it. The tank is a 6 inch cube btw. What do you guys think?
 

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It's sort of a soft substrate. How are you going to crush it?

It's dry right? If not it would probably turn to mud.
 

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Yes, its dry. I was going to put it in a glad "tough" bag and "grind" it with one of those things you grind pepper with. I have no idea what its called. looks like this:

 

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Yes, its dry. I was going to put it in a glad "tough" bag and "grind" it with one of those things you grind pepper with. I have no idea what its called. looks like this:
"mortar and pestle"

Try a small batch first, may make mud.
 

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smaller then eco.....

I wouldn't think it to work since it's baked together or whatever it is. I don't see any harm in trying......wait.
 

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Naw, it doesn't work.........

Aquasoil Amazonia....


Aquasoil meets it's maker....


Aqasoil after the meeting.....



Crushed Aquasoil in a bit of water.....
 

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HAHAHAHAH I know I know. fish gallery and city pets are out of it and ADG I wouldnt get it until tuesday. I need it SATURDAY!
 

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So does Aqua Soil turn to mud over time or only when you introduce it to 'it's maker' ? I'm kind of interested in the lifespan of this stuff as opposed to eco.
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Gah, saw your reply to my other post, Marc. Thanks for the info. :)
 
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