Following Rex's Guide - for a 1st timer? - Page 2 - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
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post #11 of 13 Old 12-21-2012, 10:51 AM
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Themes are, in my opinion, much more fun that biotopes.:)

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post #12 of 13 Old 12-21-2012, 11:00 AM Thread Starter
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Well I have spent the better part of this morning trying to find fine gravel. No one in my area seems to carry a pea gravel smaller than 1/4" and calling the lfs the cheapest I found will cost me minimum $50. So it looks like I will be doing sand and like it. I just can't see paying that much for some tiny gravel.

At first I started looking at doing a biotope, but as I have been looking, reading and researching I too like the Theme idea better too.
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post #13 of 13 Old 12-31-2012, 01:02 PM
I have to say, I've tried the Sand bottom and love it. It's a little more work at first but i think it's worth it. You should check out my thread ( Verdant Grottos Freshwater habitat ) on how I prepared the sand. Maybe you could improve on the technique as well
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