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DAS Air Dry Modelling Clay

hey! does any one know if this DAS Air Dry Modelling Clay is the right type to add in the dirt? thanks

Started by Paul Jones

16 Mar 13, 2014
Reply by Martin W Venables

Substrate for Discus Tanks?

I'm setting up my discus tank soon and wanted to know what you guys are doing for your substrate. I use dirt in all my tanks, but I was thi…

Started by alex9j4m

3 Mar 6, 2014
Reply by Peter

Dirting my first tank and have a few questions - long post

Hello everyone - I got back into aquariums about 3 years ago after not having any since the early 70's.  (Boy, have things changed!!)  I ju…

Started by Lisa

5 Feb 26, 2014
Reply by George Barrett

is all pool filter sand the same ?

Im planning on using pool filter sand as a cap i got some but it doesnt look that much bigger of a grain? so what type of pool filter sand…

Started by ricky deherrera

2 Jan 27, 2014
Reply by MjayN619

capping substrate??

why is it better to go with smaller size like a size of a BB compared to Pea size?

Started by Stephen Bouck

0 Jan 25, 2014

dirting a tank soaking dirt in a bucket?

hi i am about to dirt my 55g i was wondering could i soak my dirt in a tub for a week changing to water often to eliminate the excess nutri…

Started by jett

19 Jan 19, 2014
Reply by brendan

how to prevent anarobic gas build up in dirt?

I am going to do a dirted tank in my 125. this is not my first experience with dirt but i noticed in one of my plant holding tanks the othe…

Started by ricky deherrera

2 Jan 1, 2014
Reply by ricky deherrera

White spots on eco complete

I have a new planted tank that is dirted with a cap of eco complete. The tank is about a month old and I am getting a few white lines or sp…

Started by JimmyT

0 Dec 26, 2013

My first dirted tank!

Just wanted to share my first dirted tank with you all... 55 gallon 45lbs of organic top soil with 10lbs of sand and 5lbs of clay, capped…

Started by Joseph W Gnall

2 Dec 23, 2013
Reply by George Barrett

second shot

Alright everyone. I'm trying this another time. I have been trying a dirted tank for a few months now. It has worked pretty decently but la…

Started by Blade Rohloff

12 Dec 23, 2013
Reply by Blade Rohloff



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