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Importance of aquarium substrates

The substrate overlaps at the bottom of a tank where vegetation may root and thrive. It also serves as a habitat for bacteria biofilm and microorganisms, which provide food for detritus feeders like shrimp. Microbial bio-film also binds minute particulate materials, with the substrate acting as a capture point. Organic residues in the¬†aquarium plant soil …

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