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

RE: Flourite

>> Why would one want to stir up the substrate in a planted tank?

Well one reason that comes to mind for me is I had a high nitrate level
and there was alot of organic material in the substrate.  so I up rooted
all the plants cept the crypts and stirred up the substrate while
running a filter.  No3 was reduced from 100ppm to 50ppm.  Under normal
cleaning conditions I would not stir up the substrate cept for top layer