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Old 06-13-2013, 08:16 AM   #1
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balck blasting grit , coal slag?

I just set up my tank aga8n and my shrimp never survive is this substrate in using causing this issue?
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:44 AM   #2
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It is possible. Black blasting sand is slag but it can be any of a variety of different types, including coal, but not limited to it. The one I use is nickel slag and it seems to kill snails. Over time any leachate will lower or even stop, but it may take a couple of years of water changes.
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:54 AM   #3
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Can you recomend a good cheap substrate for planted aquarium I dont mind spend8n cash bit its a 75 gal so its gunna take a lot
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