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Old 12-28-2011, 02:54 PM   #1
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Tetra plant complete substrate

Have just added tetra plant complete substrate to my established planted tank. I took all plants out scooped gravel to one side then poured the substrate in where I want the plants then planted them back in and scooped gravel back over.

It was a bit of a palaver and the substrate and gravel has mixed quite alot as I could not see as the water went cloudy. All plants are in and the water is still cloudy but clearing. Is the substrate still going to be effective or is what I've done been a waste of time. Thanks in advance.

I'm so stressed right now it took forever.
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just give it time...it will clear up in 24-48 hours.
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just give it time...it will clear up in 24-48 hours.
Thanks. Do you think the substrate will still be effective even though it got a bit mixed with gravel? As it moved around quite a bit!
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it might have mini-cycle a little bit but it will go back in no time
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