Planning Out 75 Gallon Tank

Grimfeather

Member
Hello Everyone,

I am in the process of planning out my 75 gallon tank so I can size up my vision of my 5.5 gallon tank. I had an idea of the components I needed, but it never donned on me how to figure out how much substrate I am going to need. I tried the Eco-Complete in my 5.5 gallon tank and it was kind of pain to plant in. I am going to give Fluval Stratum a go for the bigger tank. Ive tried looking around and the most general tip I found was 1lb per gallon. Is this a safe rule to go by to end up with 3+ inches of substrate?

Thanks!
 

Lucyn

Member
1LB per gallon is the standard rule, if you want large success in a planted tank up it to 2LB's per gallon. I personally just use 1. You can use as much as ya'd like, just less room for fish to swim around.
 

Most photos, videos and links are disabled if you are not logged in.

Log in or register to view



Top Bottom