aquaLife ANDISOL Japanese Volcanic Substrate 3L Coarse Black Soil 8/cs
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1 liter 10 per case
3 liter 8 per case
Andisol Substrate by aquaLife Iconic Aquascaping- The Ultimate Powerhouse for Thriving Aquatic Plants!
Aquarium and Pond Plant Soil
Made in Japan, where tradition meets innovation.
•Professional Planted Substrate – aquatic Soil
•No Rinsing required
•Optimal for Aquatic Plants and Shrimp
•For Iconic Aquascapes.
– Perfect for freshwater plants, tropical fish, and freshwater shrimp.
– Helps clarify and detoxify water
– Dark “Black” color
– Naturally acidifies and softens aquarium water
– Granule size (~3mm fine and 5mm Course)
Tired of the same old aquarium substrates that promise lush plant growth but fall short? Say hello to aquaLife Andisol Substrate, the game-changer you’ve been waiting for. While other substrates claim to be the best, aquaLife Andisol Substrate offers a revolutionary blend of nutrient-rich minerals and natural components designed to elevate your aquatic plant ecosystem to new heights.
Why settle for the ordinary when you can have the extraordinary? aquaLife Andisol Substrate boasts a unique combination that delivers essential nutrients directly to your plants’ roots, stimulating rapid growth and vibrant coloration. Say goodbye to those undernourished, yellow leaves – with aquaLife Andisol Substrate; your plants will flourish like never before.
But that’s not all! Our substrate’s advanced formula also promotes beneficial microbial activity in the root zone, creating a symbiotic environment that enhances nutrient uptake and ensures optimal health. Your tank will become a thriving oasis of aquatic beauty, with each plant showing off its true potential.
Don’t be swayed by empty promises and outdated products. Elevate your aquarium game with aquaLife Andisol Substrate and experience the difference of actual plant vitality. Join the ranks of satisfied aquarists who have witnessed their aquatic plants transform into stunning, lush displays. It’s time to give your aquarium the substrate it deserves – aquaLife Andisol Substrate, where growth knows no bounds.
Andisol by aquaLife –
a revolutionary substrate for your aquatic haven. aquaLife Andisol, derived from volcanic ash in Japan, offers the perfect foundation for a thriving planted aquarium. Immerse yourself in the world of underwater beauty with a substrate that nurtures aquatic plants and balances water conditions for your freshwater companions.
Indulge in the art of aquarium keeping with aquaLife Andisol’s remarkable properties. This andisol-based substrate ensures optimal pH levels and purity, creating an environment conducive to freshwater dwarf shrimp, tropical fish, and lush vegetation. Bid farewell to “new tank syndrome” and unwelcome algae growth – aquaLife keeps ammonia levels in check, eliminating the need for constant water changes during the critical initial weeks.
Choose aquaLife in your preferred color: Classic Black (course 5mm or fine 3 mm) or Earthy Brown (Course 5mm). With bag sizes of 1L and 3L, you have the flexibility to suit your aquarium’s dimensions. No more hassle – aquaLife Andisol doesn’t require rinsing, and its granules provide an excellent anchor for plant roots.
For the best results, please follow our simple guide: Add aquaLife Andisol to your empty aquarium before slowly introducing water, using a dish to minimize substrate disturbance. To calculate your required amount, use this formula: Length x Width x Desired Substrate Height (in inches) divided by 60 equals Liters of aquaLife Andisol needed.
aquaLife Andisol thrives in harmony with aquaLife Lush, Phyto-Tone, and Evoke aquatic plant fertilizers, enhancing your planted tank’s vitality.
Elevate your aquatic experience with aquaLife Andisol from Aquarium Life Support Systems. Discover the magic of a flourishing planted aquarium today.
aquaLife Japanese soil has been carefully sourced from the best Andisols known. These rich young Volcanic soils are known to support the densest plant growth in the world and are one the rarest soils on earth. aquaLife Botanists have tested and refined the process for creating a clean, pest-free, iconic soil for aquatic plants. It is the perfect size soil granules to help plants with small roots anchor into the substrate easier, helping prevent plants from floating when aquariums are filled.
Tanks can be planted immediately. Check ammonia after 24 hours before adding shrimp or livestock. Use Activate and aquaLife Base for faster cycling, help prevent algae and optimum plant growth. When performing water changes, do not stir up gravel. When adding water, do it slowly and use a colander, dish, or device to prevent soil from being disrupted.
Use with aquaLife Lush, Phyto-Tone, and Evoke for optimum long-term results.
Not for use in saltwater aquariums.
Perfect as the top coat or when used alone.
It can be used as a base coat and top coated with decorative substrates such as aquaLife Black Pearl.
Use aqualife BASE as the base layer are aquaLife Biomatrix for added beneficial biological activity, increased slow-release trace elements, and added plant growth.
Length x Width x Desired Substrate Height (in inches)
Divided by 60 = approximate Liters of soil needed
Always make sure tanks are fully cycled before adding fish or invertebrates. Use aquaLife Activate to prevent sludge, algae, and water quality problems.
Aquarium Life Support Systems is not responsible for any death of livestock in your aquarium.
Keep out of Reach of Children
Black Fine (3mm), Black and Course (5mm) and
Brown Course (5mm
1-liter and 3-liter bags