04-29-2013, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by blackwaterguy
I'm following the same method as boredomb does, although I went heavier on the MGOCPM and less on the cap. This is my second time doing it and I did initially have ammonia, but added a seeded filter and tons of floaters cleared that up. Even so I'm only adding my fish back today after about a month and a half. I didn't have any shifts in parameters after the initial ones, I was just finishing the plantings.
One thing that no one mentioned is that once you scape a soil tank than that is basically it. You don't want to be rescaping it. So if you like to fiddle with where you have the plants placed avoid soil.
I have done thicker and less of cap before.
BWG is right about placing the plants and forget about moving them. Sometimes you can get away with moving stems but that's about it.