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Old 12-03-2008, 08:34 PM   #56 (permalink)
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Default Re: How-To: Mineralized Soil Substrate, by Aaron Talbot

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Originally Posted by SnyperP View Post
Interesting! I've heard of mineralized soil before, but I don't believe I've heard the part of using clay in there. Any idea if thise would work as a substrate for emersed setups? Another question I have is regarding nutrients in the water column. Are there nutrients available in the water column for non rooted plants such as mosses or pellias?
There's enough nutrients in the water column released by the plants themselves and the fauna in the tank to keep any epiphytes happy.

I am using this substrate in many of my emersed pots right now and it works great.
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