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Old 06-27-2013, 04:42 PM   #1
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Another substrate question

My wife threw away my old Eco complete I was going to use as a cap for a dirt tank. Will sand be an acceptable cap? Will it inhibit plant growth?
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I think sand will be fine, I use just plain old black sand in my planted tank, and the plants grow fine. So I think with the dirt underneath you will be good.
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Thanks. This is sand I am already using in this tank but I dirted another tank and really liked the results.
I also forgot to mention that there is $20 for anybody brave enough to call my Missus and yell at her for throwing my stuff away...
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:07 PM   #4
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Thanks. This is sand I am already using in this tank but I dirted another tank and really liked the results.
I also forgot to mention that there is $20 for anybody brave enough to call my Missus and yell at her for throwing my stuff away...
HaHa that sounds tempting, but I might have to pay more than that in medical bills, after she gives me a beating for yelling at her
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Oh it's not the physical beating that would hurt so bad, it's the mental scars she leaves
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:31 PM   #6
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Yah, I might have to be locked in an asylum after taking the verbal abuse
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LMAO! You know the old saying, "Hell hath no fury more than a woman scorned". OS.
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I'll call

Who would throw eco away!!??
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LOL I might be a 240# man, but the only time I wear the pants in my house is when my 110# wife Donna lets me. "I ain't stupid!". OS.
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My wife threw away my old Eco complete I was going to use as a cap for a dirt tank. Will sand be an acceptable cap? Will it inhibit plant growth?
I have pool filter sand only thing that sucks is I only have 1 grown java fern which had to have the main part above the substrate like right where the roots attach anyways when I clean and filly my tank I have basically replant them because the sand moves easily
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