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Old 01-31-2012, 01:16 AM   #11
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The gravel doesn't really matter much except for looks and rooting plants in. A bare bottom tank can be just as healthy of a tank as one with gravel. If you like the way the gravel looks, don't worry about it. If you want a bit more, go for it.
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i was just thinking more gravel would help keep things stable in the bottom of the tank. and i was wondering if ghost shrimp are burrowers like snails are? i was thinking of eventually getting a snail or two and i know they like to burrow in the gravel and hide during the day... i was also thinking about getting some anubia plants or java fern
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My ghosties never burrowed. They did like to sit under/in plants though. My snails never burrow either though. I think MTS burrow some, but I don't know if they still do it in gravel or not.
If you think its not enough gravel for the plants, you can always add a little more. I think I ended up with like 7 lbs in my 5g tank personally.
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