Peat Moss

Kampi

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I am going to make a multi layered substrate: clay, sand-peat mix, and soilmaster. I have been looking at peat bales in nurseries, and some have a wetting agent listed, and others do not.

Does anyone know if this wetting agent is harmful to fish?

I remember that in the horticulture trade (teressterial) we used detergent to break the surface tension. I understand that detergents and fish do not "mix well".

Is there a good ratio listed anywhere for clay:sand-peat:top layer.

Thanks,
JAB
 

Tom Barr

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Use just plain peat.

Nothing else.

There is not set formula for peat, some use that and sand, some use it with soil and sand, some use a dusting of peat etc.

It's pretty wide open.

Regards,
Tom Barr