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  1. El Natural
    Dirt Lovers! I obtained some useful info on STS (Safe T Sorb) during a Nano Tank aquascaping demonstration by the noted aquarist Mark Denaro (author of The 101 Best Freshwater Nano Species). Demo was sponsored by the Raleigh Aquarium Society (RAS). Mr. Denaro used STS as the substrate (2...
  2. General Aquarium Plants Discussions
    Hi, I am about to start my first planted tank with miracle-gro organic potting mix, and interested in implementing the mineralization (MTS) approach. I read through multiple threads and websites on MTS and have a few doubts. Can someone please help identifying if the following products can be...
  3. Substrates
    I made my first batch of MTS. The MTS is loose. It's almost airy. It looks wonderful. I bought Mexican pottery clay to add to the MTS. The clay is packed as a moistened block weighing 5 lbs and is 4"x4"x5" in size. The clay is as dense as anything. It does not seem that 1 cup of each, for...
  4. Substrates
    I'd like to try making mineralized solid as posted in Aaron T's instructions. I'm going to mineralize with top soil and one with garden soil. I live in the Chicago area: we have hard water normally and clay-y soil. Couple questions: 1) Do I need the dolomite in hard water areas? Can't find...
  5. Substrates
    Has anyone tried using Expanded-clay aggregate as a substrate? I was thinking it would supply lots of bio filter, and could be used with under-gravel or sponge filters in shrimp tanks. I just wonder if it will sink or float. And if it is same for fish? The product can be found on amazon...
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