10-06-2009, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Teammuir1
Laterite is what I used..... same difference
Although laterite and Flourite provide many of the same benefits, from what I'd heard and read they are not the same. Correct me if I'm wrong but laterite should be used below another substrate such as gravel. Also, laterite becomes more like mud when wet. Plus I've never heard of anyone using straight laterite and nothing else.
Flourite on the other hand stays hard. The manufacturer even states the an UGF can be used under Flourite although I don't know why you would.