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Cat Litter Substrate

Discussion in 'Sediment / Substrate' started by skipcharlie, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. skipcharlie

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    Hi all, first post. So i know cat litter has been done before as substrate. I've seen mixed opinions of it. Previously I've only used fluorite or flouromax as well as just basic silica sand. But, Ive been wanting to try something different and stumbled across this classic clay litter. It doesn't have any additives or deodorizers. Ingredients say ground clay only.


    Is it worth a shot? Thoughts? Concerns?
     
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    I've been wondering the same thing, came across care free kitty brand and it also say 100% clay but I haven't pulled the trigger yet
     
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    I have never used cat litter but I'd say it makes up for a good experiment. Make sure its just clay though, anything else could create many problems depending on the next ingredient. Rinse it Really thoroughly as well.
     
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    Included Kitty litter, Dan Quackenbush was the 1st person to really advocate it on the internet.
     
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    Great read, Tom would you recommend cat litter with some Osmocote underneath? I like the look of the cat litter and like how it's fairly easy to create slopes with it. With it being so cheap I figured I couldn't lose
     
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