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  1. #1

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    Default Adding More Gravel


    0 Not allowed!
    The tank has about 3/4 inch high gravel. Several plants' root balls are too big for the gravel to cover so you can see sponge around the plants. Can I add more gravel without draining the tank water or can I take off the sponge from the roots without damaging them?
    26 gallon planted- 1 Black Angelfish, 1 Clown Pleco, Community of Ghost Shrimp
    3 gallon- Male orange VT betta "Mojave"
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    You mean the wool that is wrapped around the roots when it comes to you? That is supposed to be removed, goofy. I actually found a fork works rather good for that.

    But substrate needs to be about 3" deep for planted tanks. Yes, you can add some but remove that wool first.

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    Lady Hobbs said it all

  4. #4

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    Now you must get a bigger tank : ) - Little Embers Careful! They're breeding LOL! - Little Embers thank you - Jacko Thanks for the rep - Cliff I couldn't find a new filter for you, but this is cool - Cliff 
    Thanks bud - Cliff Invasion of the Jackrabbits LOL! - Little Embers Merry X-mass - Cliff Merry Christmas - gadget228 Merry christmas to you to! - johndoe222 
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    Okay, I'll do that. The roots are intertwined with the wool in some cases. So it's alright to add gravel whenever?
    26 gallon planted- 1 Black Angelfish, 1 Clown Pleco, Community of Ghost Shrimp
    3 gallon- Male orange VT betta "Mojave"
    Read about my fish in my blog:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...wjournal&j=467

  5. #5

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    0 Not allowed!
    You have to take the plants out to remove that wool. That prevents the roots from spreading. Replant and add more substrate. Did you take the plants out of that little plastic holder they come in?

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