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Old 01-23-2012, 02:08 AM   #11
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I personally have just used gravel in all my planted tanks. I am not sure about the flourite or eco-complete. I know some people on here like eco-complete though.
I was thinking about doing a mixture of an enhanced substrate along with a regular gravel. How large or small should the regular gravel be?
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Hopefully somebody else will be able to chime in here, because I do not know the answer to that!
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I was thinking about doing a mixture of an enhanced substrate along with a regular gravel. How large or small should the regular gravel be?
Well dont you want it to match up, and blend in? Maybe eco complete on the bottom, and a reguler black gravel on top of the same size? Some people use white sand in top
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I was thinking about doing a mixture of an enhanced substrate along with a regular gravel. How large or small should the regular gravel be?
If you were going to mix it, I'd do what gboy said. Maybe Eco complete (or whatever) on the bottom and then get some smaller gravel for the top layer. But that probably won't look too good, do you want it to blend in?
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If you were going to mix it, I'd do what gboy said. Maybe Eco complete (or whatever) on the bottom and then get some smaller gravel for the top layer. But that probably won't look too good, do you want it to blend in?
yeah I'd want it to be blended. A 3:1 mix of eco to gravel? If I get black Eco and black gravel don't you think it would match pretty well?
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so i got 11 new Neons from the LFS today and about half of them have about 2 spots of Ich each that I didn't see before i got them...well at least they're in a qt...
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I have 3 peices of DW that i am getting ready to put into the new tank. When i tested the water they were soaking in to see what the PH was it had crashed to 6.4 (comes out of the tap at 7.6). Is there an easy way help alleviate this crash?
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Got my tank!! (Notice the size comparison)
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Got my tank!! (Notice the size comparison)
Yay! Can't wait to see that baby all fired up!
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Yay! Can't wait to see that baby all fired up!
I'm determined to at least have it partly filled up and the scaping done tonight....we'll see if i actually make it!
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