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  1. #1

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    Default carbon and dirted tanks


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    hi, i was wondering is it ok to use carbon in your filter for a dirted tank? i read on some blog that it will ruin the point of the dirt. is this true?
    29 Gallon
    Dirted
    Planted

    6 Neon Tetras
    4 Dwarf Neon rainbows
    4 Panda Corys
    1 Bolivian Ram
    6 Neon Tetras
    2 Otos
    1 Betta
    Tons of shrimp.

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    0 Not allowed!
    The point to haaving a dirted tank [as I understand it] is to have a natural plant substrate with plenty of nutrients for rooted plants. Using carbon only removes things from the water column . Running carbon is fine in a dirted tank .

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