What kind of red clay for a dirted tank use I use I already bought one amaco Mexican self hardin clay is that a good one to sure help

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Comment by Michael on July 31, 2014 at 7:16pm
Well I use it n it's dissolving even tho I let it harded
Comment by LED on August 7, 2014 at 11:08am

that happens to non fired clay.  usually the best way to add clay is before the tank i set up.  Otherwise when you put clay in the substrate after the tank is filled, clay will start to absorb water and cause silt dust while you try to places under the substrate.

water changes alleviate cloudy water issues due to clay dust. 

Comment by Michael on August 13, 2014 at 11:03pm
It still doing that what I do do more water change or add my carbon filter
Comment by theeAQUATICattic on August 21, 2014 at 10:15pm

If you are having problems with the pottery clay, Buy a bunch or red clay planters for indoor and outdoor plants ( the dollar store sells little ones) its the exact same clay that been fired and cooked into pots. Crush it and put in bottom layer of dirt, I also add some dolimite and some potash for extra nutrients!

look into the last 2 ingredients before adding them though!



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