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Caribsea Eco Complete African Cichlid Sand 20 lb

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CaribSea

Eco-Completeā„¢ African Cichlid Substrate

The complete African cichlid substrate! Minereralogically complete! Contains Aragonite! Maintains the high pH African Cichlids need without the constant addition of chemicals. Buffers automatically for the life of the aquarium! Adds calcium, magnesium, carbonate and more! Dark color encourages the richest coloration in fishes. Unique composition re-creates the African Rift Lake environment. High internal porosity for maximum biological capacity - keep more fish healthier... longer! Biologically complete! Contains live water-purifying bacteria that makes cycling a new aquarium faster and safer! 4 equals 1! You would have to buy 4 bags of ordinary gravel to equal the surface area available for water purifying bacteria in this one bag of Eco-Completeā„¢ African Cichlid Substrate! Creates a natural biological balance to discourage nuisance algae. No rinsing! Packed in water conditioning solution for immediate results!


Manufacturer Info

At CaribSea we take aquariums seriously. Since 1972 we have supplied hundreds of public aquariums, zoos, aquaculture facilities, public and private institutions, and hundreds of thousands of dedicated aquarists with the highest quality marine and freshwater products. CaribSea has been in the forefront of the principle that substrates are a piece of equirment, not just a decorative afterthought. Caribsea substrates are as precisely engineered as any piece of advanced equipment used by today`s hobbyists and professionals. CaribSea products are the chemical support, biological filtration, and biodiversity backbone for many of the most spectacular aquatic displays ever created. We are now celebrating our 35th year in the business, and our product line has continued to grow; making CaribSea your aragonite source and so much more.

JOSE LIZONDRO from BRONX, NY UNITED STATES

06/08/2009

Experience Level: Expert

PERFECT SUBSTRATE

The perfect substrate for africans. Brings out the colors in the fish

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mammothone from SPRING VALLEY, CA UNITED STATE

05/28/2009

Experience Level: Expert

Great Substrate

In all of my Malawi cichlid tanks I have used Eco-Complete as the substrate. My fish love the stuff and it is easy to clean. The only caution would be in making sure that no holes exist in the bag or you will lose the live bacteria in the sand. CaribSea is always a product that I can trust.

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DALE PESKIN from FLUSHING, NY UNITED STATES

08/31/2008

Experience Level: Intermediate

Very Happy

I am quite happy with this gravel. It has a nice natural look to it and my mix of African cichlids really seem to enjoy it, they pick it up and spit it out often and seem to have fun with it. I bought 2 20LB Bags which was perfect for my 29g aquarium. The bag said do not wash, however it will definitely cloud the water if not rinsed some what. I think it is a good choice of substrate. I initially bought crushed coral and was going to use that as my substrate, but last minute decided to go with the eco complete mix. I am happy with my choice; I can see that my fish are a lot happier with this substrate.

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VOLKER REICH JR from NEW MILFORD, CT UNITED STATES

06/18/2008

Experience Level: Intermediate

Cichlid sand

Outstanding !! The fish love it. I love the fact of no rinsing. Water will cloud up when first added to full tank but will clear up rather quickly. Highly recommend sand over gravel. Just remember the ratio of about one pound per gallon when ordering.

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