Your favourite planted tank substrate.

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Most Favourite planted aquaria substrate?

Poll ended at Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:37 pm

Branded
14
42%
DIY Substrate (Mixture of commercially available product and Natural soil)
13
39%
Gravels only
1
3%
Soil direct from nature (Without any commercially available product)
5
15%
 
Total votes: 33

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Your favourite planted tank substrate.

Unread postby SCORPIO » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:37 pm

Every aquarist like to have a miniature jungle at his home. In way of setting up a planted tank, substrate is one of the most important factor. All of we curious to know which one is the most popular substrate.

Please select your favourite substrate from options. If it is not present in list, give here in this topic.


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Re: Your favourite planted tank substrate.

Unread postby pinaki_pal » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:15 pm

in my planted tank i use pure simple Laterite + soilrite topped with 2 mm sand gravel .........................it works fine for me.....

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Re: Your favourite planted tank substrate.

Unread postby jack » Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:32 am

i am not DIY person to be true
and i am happy with ADA Amazonia
have also tried contro soil and was not much happy about the same ...
Finally i am Broke but Happy :D

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Re: Your favourite planted tank substrate.

Unread postby aawnaik » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:08 pm

My experience with Contro Soil is very good. I have been using it for 10 months in my 2.5 ft tank.
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Re: Your favourite planted tank substrate.

Unread postby saikumar » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:52 pm

I tried red soil with soilrite and river sand toppings. And now using ADA AZ-2, and its much better, especially water gets plant friendly.

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Re: Your favourite planted tank substrate.

Unread postby Naufil » Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:04 am

I voted for 'Soil direct from nature', as I have experimented with it and it worked fine. Diana Walstad Method FTW!