Return to the Container Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Aquarium gravel question for gritty mix

Posted by peebee1 10 (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 4, 11 at 18:38

For some reason, the search portion on GF's site is not working at times. So, hate to repeat a question, but I know I've read before some postings about aquarium gravel possibly being a sub for gran-i-grit. I know Al kindly answered my inquiry about crushed coral, but upon closer look most of this white gravel I have is smooth and not coral, but a rock of some kind. The size would be perfect.

I thought I found chicken grit, but it was way too small. I have 2 each 5-gallon pails of clean aquarium rocks I found on craigslist, but I cannot identify the rock. But it is not porous, no holes, just really stone-looking. I could sift out the small pieces of bleached coral in there. Would this do? Please help!

Suzie


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Aquarium gravel question for gritty mix

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Mon, Apr 4, 11 at 19:53

For the search function: After you hit 'SEARCH' and your page comes up, scroll WAY down the page for your listing.

Sounds like you might have quartz, Suzie. I'm betting that if it was suitable for use in a tank, it's fine for plants .... if the size is appropriate.

AL


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Container Gardening Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here