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SubscribeLaterite. Have you used it? What do you know about it?
keithgh
 
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EditedEdited 18-Sep-2010 06:38
I intend to use Laterite when I set the new Jebo 375 I have planed out all the aquascape, I have all the plants, Anubias nana, Crypts two varieties short and tall, a huge bunch of Java Serrated fern, several pieces of Narrow leaf Java fern, except 2 small Swords. All the rocks, driftwood and most of the Substrate.

With the Laterite I am getting three methods of how to use it.
1 A layer on the bottom of the tank.
2 A layer on top of the bottom layer of substrate.
3 Mixed through all the substrate at a rate of 1.5kg to 35kg substrate.

Opinions wanted please.

Keith

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Post InfoPosted 18-Sep-2010 06:36Profile PM Edit Report 
Megil TelZeke
 
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Keith,

When I used laterite in my 75G I did it as a layer below the substrate, which was black sand. That was 4 years ago and the substrate is still differentiated. There are some spots where the laterite has come up and mixed with the sand, though that is primarily due to where I have moved deep rooting swords and other well established plants. Just something to keep in mind if you decide on the layering technique.

HTH,
Megil

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Megil TelZeke

I have it in the 45lt and it is mixed through and that is not a problem when all your substrate is about the same colour and the tank will be very heavily planted any way.

Thank you for your help.

Keith

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