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I read in several terrarium books that you should sterilize the soil by
baking it in the oven in a covered container for 180 degrees for one
hour. Is this to kill weed seeds or to kill parasites? I only ask
because I have some of the oddest organisms growing in my tank. Since I
bleached all of my plants before I set up the tank and quarantined all my
fish with copper for 3 weeks I can't think of where else they would have
come from except the garden soil I use. Does anyone sterilize their soil
before they add it to the tank. Should we be doing this? Would this
affect nutrients at all? I imagine this wouldn't smell to good. I'm
getting ready to set up a new tank.
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