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Old 02-06-2015, 03:53 PM   #1
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Hi All from Oakland

Relatively new to this, have had my tank for about 8 months now. Looking to make sure I'm on the right path and get some advice about successfully planting my tank.

I did make the mistake of initially buying the cheapest gravel so not sure if I will need to replace that if I want to plant the tank.
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Old 02-06-2015, 05:30 PM   #2
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Hi All from Oakland

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Old 02-06-2015, 06:06 PM   #3
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Great! Thank you!


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I think there are lot of plants that would do fine in gravel. Gravel is just a bit of a pain to me, because cleaning the substrate would be near impossible without disturbing the roots.


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Old 02-06-2015, 06:23 PM   #5
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Yah I had that problem initially when I had a few moneywort plants. The roots would continually get pulled out


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Sand is a lot easier. You can stick with gravel for now. If you join our club, we do plant swaps. You can end up with some free plants at almost every meeting.


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