[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re:Carib Sea Eco-Complete Planted Aquarium Substrate

Don wrote:
"...it was further explained to me that the element composition of the
basaltic material remains intact indefinitely. It is fresh material (versus
laterite which develops over time) and it is found only two places in the

When you say that laterite "develops over time", are you referring to the
eons it takes to form in Nature, or are you thinking that a tank using
laterite needs a long time to settle down and work? While I can agree with
the former, the latter statement doesn't match my experience with laterite
in substrates.

Please keep us informed about how this stuff works (and looks) but be
careful about believing what might be advertising hype from the
manufacturer. The hobby has too much of that already.

James Purchase