Substrate Design

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Ilovebarbslol, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. IlovebarbslolWell Known MemberMember

    Good morning everyone
    I'll be addding sand in my aquarium today
    I've selected black sand and white
    Is there any pros and cons about mixing them
    How can I make a litttle hill with the substrate on the left side of my tank
    I don't think I could had more than 4 inches of substrate
    Hope some people understand what I'm talking about
  2. andychrissytankValued MemberMember

    To make a hill you can put rocks in the left corner and then cover it with the sand on top
  3. IlovebarbslolWell Known MemberMember

    Any stones?
    Is there anything else I can use
  4. Jinx13New MemberMember

    I'd say be careful adding water after mixing sand colours as I opted for black and white and made a mess of it when I put the water in
  5. IlovebarbslolWell Known MemberMember

    Did you use a pot or plate to pour the water in
  6. Jinx13New MemberMember

    I used a metal plate which I also wouldn't recommend as the thing floated lol. It's a bit vague as it was a while back but I may have used a bowl aswell trying to salvage the scape
  7. andychrissytankValued MemberMember

    yeah anything,
    Some people put weights, bags of those plastic/glassy ornaments, gravel, a decoration if they have the shape

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