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Re: Mail Order Laterite
Reply to: RE>Mail Order Laterite
>Friends elsewhere: where can laterite soil be obtained from mail order?
Albert Thiel sells laterite via the web at http://www.athiel.com/
his email is albert at netsteps_com
Price is $6 per pound or $10 for 2 pounds, and there is an additional 10%
discount for orders via the web. It is available in both powder form and
chunks. I set up a 50 gal. plant tank using his laterite and everything looks
>How much laterite should I mix with the gravel in the substrate? I >intend
to use a substrate heater. Many thanks for your help with this.
Thiel recommends 1 pound of laterite per 50 gallons of water, mixed with the
lower third of the substrate.