The substrate that you use in your aquarium will become a vital part of your aqua eco-system. Its purpose is much broader than simply making the tank look nice. It also works to help the filter by creating a place for beneficial bacteria to build up, it acts as a safe place for any burrowing inhabitants you have, and has other different functions depending on different substrates. There isn’t a right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing the best substrate; it depends on what you want to get from your substrate, the inhabitants you want to keep in your tank, the water flow, and how thick you want your substrate bed to be. We’re going to take a look at the different types of MORE

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