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    Time for new substrate

    After delaying the inevitable, I think it's time to change out my substrate. Anyone have any recommendations beside ADA I can find locally ? Mainly keeping TTs and CBS.

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    Moderator 2000 posts, Star SCAPEr Nick Shades's Avatar
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    I became a fan of rio escuro and fluval stratum a couple of years ago.

    I mixed them together,and capped them with sand

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    Ooo ok will Def try that. I have some left over play sand from my other experiments

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    Ultum Nature's Controsoil! No rinsing needed. Age of Aquarium sells em for 39.99 (20lbs bag) where everywhere else sells for $50.00... Plus 10% off for Scape discount. Had just picked up one 2 days ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BossLoRd View Post
    Ultum Nature's Controsoil! No rinsing needed. Age of Aquarium sells em for 39.99 (20lbs bag) where everywhere else sells for $50.00... Plus 10% off for Scape discount. Had just picked up one 2 days ago.
    Does it have ammonia leech?

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    I havent poured and used it yet but the front of the bag says "Low Ammonia Release"

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    any negative things about Fluval Plant and Shrimp Stratum for CRS? I found a extra bag in the garage and wondering if I should start cycling with this.

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