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Old 01/06/2008, 04:39 PM
beachlife beachlife is offline
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Mud v/s Sand

Does it make a difference if I have Mud v/s Sand in my refugium.
I am going to a plants to it. My lfs say I should use Mud. Everyone I know have live sand.
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Old 01/06/2008, 05:26 PM
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If your trying to do mangroves mud works a little better. For just chaeto, its just personal preference. I use mud, i like it, but will probably use sand in my next fuge. I have chaeto, it floats so substrate is irrelevant.
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Old 01/07/2008, 03:29 PM
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I plan on growing caulerpa. Does anyone else have an opinion.
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Old 01/07/2008, 03:49 PM
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dont be suprized if its growing in your main tank in a few months unless you keep it on a 24/7 light period. some people like it others hate it. i think it really depends on the tank look your trying to go for.
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Old 01/07/2008, 04:27 PM
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yeah,.... I'm not big on caulerpa either. Too risky of becoming a nuisance. chaeto is just way to easy and reliable at doing the same thing as the caulerpa.
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Old 01/08/2008, 09:40 PM
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I am going with the mud and chaeto. I am now looking for a light.
 

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