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Re: substrate fertilizer
In a message dated 7/31/1999 1:59:10 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:
> my local supplier sells bags of red soil. he says that's mud taken
> from his field where he cultivated his aquatic plant. is it what you
> calls laterite ?
Not very likely, but as India is in the tropical zone, it might be.
> is it ok if i mix it with the subsrate in a tank that
> use UGF ? my supplier use it in his tank and the plants looks very
IF your supplier is have good fortune with this soil, I suggest you use it
the way he is. It works.
>should i mixed it with the gravel or put it before the gravel ?
Again, ask the one who is growing good plants with it.
> is fertilizer tablets that used for garden plant okay for aquatic plants
Most are too high in phosphorus. You may find one for ferens and palms that