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ABG Mix (4 Quart/1 Gallon)-

$7.99

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ABG mix is a premium substrate for tropical vivariums based off the mix developed by the Atlanta Botanical Garden. A precise blend of charcoal, sphagnum peat, fine long fiber sphagnum, Josh's Frogs False Bottom, and fir bark, this substrate is capable of lasting several years when used properly. Originally perfected by the Atlanta Botanical Gardens of Atlanta, Georgia, this substrate will support a sizable population of microfauna while allowing plants to thrive. It is a good idea to wet the substrate before placing it in the vivarium.

Not sure how much ABG to purchase? Check out our chart below! All measurements call for a 1"-3" layer of ABG

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ABG Mix (4 Quart/1 Gallon)

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Amazing! Review by Tracey
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I remodeled my vivarium and used ABG. Wouldn't use anything else now! Thanks for making it so easy to figure how much I needed too!! (Posted on 1/13/2017)
Very good mix Review by Levi
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I am looking forward to watching my plants thrive. The ordering form is spot on for the size of my terrarium! Note for others, if you have a planted background be sure to add an extra bag to your order to account for that, I did not and needed to order more. (Posted on 1/12/2017)
Great quality substrate Review by Daisy
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I am new to the hobby and working on my first viv but this stuff is great. Absorbs well, makes my plants happy and for a great price! (Posted on 12/22/2016)
The Best Review by Stephen
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This is a fantastic product for any vivarium enthusiasts. (Posted on 12/20/2016)
Great product Review by Jonathan
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Had to shake it up a bit in the bag before adding to my viv but it is a great quality product for sure. (Posted on 12/8/2016)
great product for a first time builder Review by GTPfan
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this was my first viv build and this product made it so easy and took the guess work out of my substrate mix. i love that you can see the layers in the bag when you receive the mix. (Posted on 11/7/2016)
I love it Review by Chip
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It looks great, feels great, works perfectly, the animals love it. You can't beat the price! Josh's Frogs has the best products, for the best price, and blows away the competition with their superior customer service. (Posted on 10/21/2016)
Wonderful! Review by PCloudy
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I just built my first vivarium after much studying and research prior to ordering supplies. I chose this because of the research that I made and it's been everything I wanted it to be. I am letting my vivarium "acclimate" right now with the plants and other fauna before I place darts in there in about a month. The plants are very happy with the substrate and it drains well but stays moist enough that my habitat maintains the humidity that I want for my future darts. Thank you Josh's Frogs! (Posted on 10/5/2016)
Love the product and the handy chart! Review by Laura
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The chart was so handy to figure out how many bags I needed for my project. Great quality mix! Can't wait to do my next vivarium! (Posted on 9/23/2016)
Great for plants Review by Dylan
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My vivarium plants thrived with this layer of substrate, IT IS GREAT!!!! (Posted on 9/22/2016)

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