Gravel Bed

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

  1. david00061

    david00061New MemberMember

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

    DutchAquariumWell Known MemberMember

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

    YesI'mCycledNew MemberMember

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

    david00061New MemberMember

    It's a 500 gallon
  5. Inno

    InnoValued MemberMember

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