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    the clay and osmocote is under the substrate clay is their to absorb nutrients like say the ones released from the osmocoat and hold it to be released to the roots overtime and muck harmless under the dirt and cap etc of a dirt tank you wont even notice its their and itll always be their its go no where to go
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by RBrown Click here to enlarge
    Start
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    March 3 2015

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    #217 You can't free a fish from water.
    The Unwritten Rule: "When no appropriate rule applies... make one up!

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    Hay RB hows the tank doing? Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by HillbillyHomer Click here to enlarge
    Hay RB hows the tank doing? Click here to enlarge
    It's a Jungle!! and the glass needs a good cleaning!!Click here to enlarge Guppy heaven!!

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    #217 You can't free a fish from water.
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    Looks great! Beats my red clay and dirt.. lol.

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    Click here to enlarge...i started some dart mineralizing this morning...Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by HillbillyHomer Click here to enlarge
    Click here to enlarge...i started some dart mineralizing this morning...Click here to enlarge
    Pictures Hillbilly or it never happened!! LOL Click here to enlarge
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    The Plants are growing like crazy!!

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    Update on the diy dirt!!

    UPDATED (note google + suck)

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    #217 You can't free a fish from water.
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    Hummm i dont see the pics.

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    mid Oct
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    Today
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    What lights you using?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by HillbillyHomer Click here to enlarge
    Hummm i dont see the pics.
    ??? still
    Ferengi
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dashdbn Click here to enlarge
    What lights you using?
    Me?
    http://diyfishkeepers.com/forum/show...-for-cheap-led


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    ??? still
    What i see

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    Thanks

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    Looking good HillbillyHomer!
    Look here for why you shouldn't buy styrofoam for your DIY background

    My 200 gal starfire project

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    Click here to enlarge...Thank You...Click here to enlarge

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    I love that look with the tall grass.
    Bow Down to Washington

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    Click here to enlarge...Thank You...Click here to enlarge

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    That tank sure took off, looks like it's time to start cutting and trimming back...

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    Was going to do that in the spring when its warm ..Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge. Here is my 75g dirt
    Bow Down to Washington

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    Sweet

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    With the warm weather returning (thus able to mail order plants) I really need to consider doing a planted tank again, the last time I tried a few years back it was interrupted with a move so it failed in all the chaos and I abandoned that try...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Meep Click here to enlarge
    With the warm weather returning (thus able to mail order plants) I really need to consider doing a planted tank again, the last time I tried a few years back it was interrupted with a move so it failed in all the chaos and I abandoned that try...
    Click here to enlarge...Start your dirt now...Click here to enlarge

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    Ferengi
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    #217 You can't free a fish from water.
    The Unwritten Rule: "When no appropriate rule applies... make one up!

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by HillbillyHomer Click here to enlarge
    Click here to enlarge...Start your dirt now...Click here to enlarge
    I probably will start it soon, currently setting up a new plant room right now in the basement for the girls flowers that will also be a starter room for the outdoor garden also just set up a mini greenhouse in the kitchen to grow some mints and cooking herbs...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Meep Click here to enlarge
    I probably will start it soon, currently setting up a new plant room right now in the basement for the girls flowers that will also be a starter room for the outdoor garden also just set up a mini greenhouse in the kitchen to grow some mints and cooking herbs...
    Not gonna lie I'm a little jealous. The only thing I am good at growing is plants under water.
    Bow Down to Washington

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Ewb46 Click here to enlarge
    Not gonna lie I'm a little jealous. The only thing I am good at growing is plants under water.
    The best thing about growing plants under water is that you don't have to water them!! LOL
    Ferengi
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