Gravel Bed

Discussion in 'Freshwater Substrates - Gravel, Sand' started by david00061, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. d

    david00061 New Member Member

    Pro and cons of a 4" gravel bed? I nink I may have to take 2 inches out
  2. D

    DutchAquarium Well Known Member Member

    I only see cons with a 4 inch gravel bed. your going to have ammonia buildup.
  3. Y

    YesI'mCycled New Member Member

    More substrate then you need will also significantly reduce the water volume of the tank.
  4. OP

    david00061 New Member Member

    It's a 500 gallon
  5. Inno

    Inno Valued Member Member

    Man that's a big tank, my pond is only 300. I recently watched this, maybe it will help. Good luck!


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