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use of two different soil in taiwan bee aquarium -akadama and benibachi-

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Mossvetica

first of all I'm sorry for my bad english. I use translation.

Soon I will build 40-liter Taiwan bee aquariums.

I think to use 4 liters of akadama under gravel filter and 1 liter benibachi on the floor.

Do you think using two different active soils is dangerous or harmful?

Some people have said that the life of active soils will be shortened.

Thanks.

 

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sdlTBfanUK

I very much doubt that combining different soils would cause any problems and would probably do that myself next time, as I still have some left from the current setup  but am not keen on it so would use another type/brand to make up the rest of the required substrate? Assuming the different ones have the same effects on the water I can't see why that would make any difference to its longevity either, but I am no expert on this subject and haven't tried mixing substrates YET! I can understand if you used some soil and some sand how that would affect the life length of the substrate but can't think of a reason 2 different soil mixes would?

Simon

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Mossvetica
3 hours ago, sdlTBfanUK said:

Farklı toprakları bir araya getirmenin herhangi bir soruna yol açacağına ve muhtemelen bir dahaki sefere kendim yapacağımdan şüpheliyim, çünkü şu anki kurulumdan hala bir miktar ayrıldım, ancak bunu istemediğim için geri kalanını telafi etmek için başka bir tür / marka kullanacağım Gerekli yüzey? Farklı olanların su üzerinde aynı etkilere sahip olduğunu farz edersem, bunun da neden uzun ömürlülüğü için bir fark yaratacağını anlayamıyorum, ancak bu konuda uzman değilim ve substratları karıştırmayı denemedim. Biraz toprak ve biraz kum kullandıysanız, bunun alt tabakanın ömrünü nasıl etkileyeceğini ancak 2 farklı toprak karışımının nedenini düşünemediğini anlayabiliyorum.

Simon

Thank you simon 🙂 

as I said, I will try and write the developments.

2 weeks left :))

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sdlTBfanUK

Looks like you have room there for a few tanks????

Look forward to hearing how it all works out.

Simon

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Mossvetica

Yes simon i think 4 tank setup 🤤🎉

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Mossvetica

I filled water today. I set up 3 aquariums with Akadama and benibachi, and the other is full benibachi. I hope the closet is strong :). I'll wait 1 month for the cycle.

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sdlTBfanUK

That looks very smart and the tanks look like they were custom made to fit! The shelves look quite substantial so hopefully they can support the weight.

I am probably the last person to be talking about the cycle, but shouldn't you have something in the tank to start it cycling, ie plants, maybe some snails, or something??? I could be wrong of coarse???

Hopefully someone else with experience of cycling can advise on this? Its as much a legend to me as 'the flying dutchman'!

Looks fantastic setup though!

Simon

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