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Old 05-09-2013, 12:06 PM   #1
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This is my 10 g. Due to some guppy ailment, I lost all 10 of my guppies. My tank is fully cycled, parameters are great, planted, gets in-direct sunlight, plants do well, has ramshorn snail and one mystery. Since it just has snails in there right now, I want to go to dirt substrate but have no idea where to start or what to get. I do not have a LFS, so everything has to be done on line. Please tell me where and what to consider and do. Thank you ahead of time.
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All you need for dirt is to get some Organic Potting Soil. Many use Miracle Grow Organic Potting Soil but I used Just Natural Organic Potting Soil from Lowes. Then decide what you want to use for your cap.
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Old 05-09-2013, 01:05 PM   #3
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All you need for dirt is to get some Organic Potting Soil. Many use Miracle Grow Organic Potting Soil but I used Just Natural Organic Potting Soil from Lowes. Then decide what you want to use for your cap.

What is a cap? and where do I find that? lol I never can thank you enough!
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A cap is just what you put over the dirt. I put sand over mine.
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I have Eco-Complete as a cap over my dirt tanks. You can use anything but if possible I'd use a smaller grained substrate than what you have in the picture.
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