How many litres do i take off the tank for substrate?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by kymmy1, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. k

    kymmy1 New Member Member

    Hello, I'll be having a planted tank and was wondering how many centimetres of substrate is good for a planted tank and... this obviously has to be taken off of the tanks height to properly calculate the aquariums litre capacity?
     
  2. jdhef

    jdhef Moderator Moderator Member

    I think most people do not subtract substrate when calculating capacity (at least I know I do not).
     
  3. peregrine

    peregrine Valued Member Member

    I have never taken any amount off for substrate. But really if you want to, that all depends. Everyone substrate is different. Depth, Gravel/particulate size. Too many variables for almost anyone to really figure out which is why most people don't worry about taking it off
     
  4. OP
    OP
    k

    kymmy1 New Member Member

    Oh really? Hahahaha, I've been concerned about anything that will take up the volume really including rocks bahahaha
     




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