Saturday, June 29, 2019

How to Set Up a Planted Tank with Sand Substrate - Part 1

Is it possible to grow aquarium plants in sand substrate? Some say yes, same say no… keep reading to find out how I set up a 20-gallon jungle style tank using two kinds of sand!



Topics include:
▶ Preparing the aquarium
▶ Experiment to test sand substrate with plants
▶ Setting up the equipment
▶ My plan for cycling with live plants

In the next video about this tank, I’ll cover how I selected, purchased, and added live aquarium plants to create a jungle paradise for my shy fish.

Resources:
Sand for a Planted Aquarium?
Sand Showdown: Pool Filter Sand vs Nat Geo Aquarium Sand
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Growing Rooted Aquarium Plants

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