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There is a lot of variety to think of in terms of substrates. Below we make the difference between a PH-lowering soil and a 'normal' soil cover.
As the name suggests, this ground cover lowers your pH. This special shrimp soil promotes a natural to slightly acidic pH value. This is ideal for shrimp as they also occur in soft and acidic water in natural conditions.
There are many types and sizes of pH-lowering soils available; akadama, special shrimp bottoms.
The standard bedding is basically anything you usually buy from a pet store. The standard substrate is the most common soil and has no influence on the pH value.
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