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pseudechisbutleri

Member Since 26 Apr 2016
Offline Last Active May 20 2019 10:47 PM

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In Topic: Substrate ThatíLl Hold Its Shape?

01 May 2019 - 04:43 PM

It's been done a few times, and the use of a tidal system, in conjunction with a substrate that is able to sustain its form, was always used, so looks like I'm going in the right direction.


In Topic: Substrate ThatíLl Hold Its Shape?

29 April 2019 - 05:50 PM

I agree, it's a difficult task that very few people attempt.

 

Reckon I've got it tho  ;)

 

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It's a little harder than just clay, so idk if mudskipper will be able to dig into it (maybe I'll try to mush it up even more), but I'm glad it at least holds its shape. Clouds up the water real good tho.

 

Could I soften it at least temporarily if I pour hot or boiling water onto the bentonite

 

The foam floor is an idea that I've heard before, but I think I prefer the extremely-difficult-but-accomplishable-with-the-appropriate-materials route.

 
Also, do you reckon if mangroves will grow in bentonite?

In Topic: Substrate ThatíLl Hold Its Shape?

26 April 2019 - 09:50 AM

sounds interesting, the stuff looks cheap from woolies, so Ill get a bag of cat litter and test out the cohesiveness and see if it works.

In Topic: Substrate ThatíLl Hold Its Shape?

25 April 2019 - 07:51 PM

What about the stuff from Bunnings, like plastering sand?


In Topic: Substrate ThatíLl Hold Its Shape?

24 April 2019 - 06:28 PM

I read that theyll use PVC pipes but wont breed unless they dig their own burrows.

Any specific kind of clay I can use?