Substrate issues in dirted tank

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Over time this can cause the soil to be looser in some places in the tank, especially if you're using all purpose sand from home depot.
 

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The sand will also separate from tiny pebbles in the all purpose sand, causing the substrate to be loomy in certain places as well.
 
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It makes no sense to me what so ever... Why do u randomly have moving graphics of Denzel Washington from training day readily available?
 

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Whatever floats ur boat I guess, just don't float it here please
 

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I had a similar issue with a 45L I used the MGO, clay fert mix and capped with about 3 inches of sand. I should've soaked the dirt layer then capped to avoid the air pockets that were coming up for months. As long as there isn't a foul smell it should be harmless and just more of a nuisance. I have MTS snails that help aerate the substrate. It all eventually settle with no real issues but I don't have Co2 on this tank.
 
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