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Red Sea Flora Base Plant Aquarium Substrate

Red Sea Flora Base Plant Aquarium Substrate

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Red Sea Flora Base Plant Aquarium Substrate Information




In nature, aquatic plants flourish where the river or lake bed provides a regular supply of vital minerals and organic substances and a permeable yet solid rooting foundation. Flora Base is a patented, scientifically formulated substrate produced from natural volcanic ash-based soil, sintered with other minerals into a soft, porous, granular structure. It contains all the nutrients required by plants for proper development and lasting growth, while enabling growing roots to penetrate and anchor themselves firmly to the substrate. The unique porous structure of the Flora Base granules optimizes oxygen penetration and microbal propagation and allows plant nutrients to be released into the surrounding water, obviating the need to add root nutrient supplements for at least 6 months. In addition, Flora Base serves as an excellent filter media when combined with an under-gravel filter, as its granules enable it to actively absorb floating particles, removing cloudiness from the water. Flora Base acts as a pH buffer, maintaining a stable pH between 6.5 and 7.0, which is ideal for almost all aquatic plants. Each 11 lb. bag of Flora Base provides the right quantity of substrate for a 10 gallon aquarium.




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Red Sea is widely recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of quality products for aquarium hobbyists. With a dedicated team of chemists, biologists and other professionals, Red Sea constantly strives to provide hobbyists of all levels with highly effective solution-driven products designed to make your fish-keeping experience as enjoyable and successful as possible.

The embodiment of Red Sea’s dedication to providing solutions for today’s reef-keepers is its range of MAX & MAX-S aquariums- The only choice for true Plug & Play™ coral reef aquariums.

The MAX-S now features Red Sea’s new Reef-Spec™ T5 lighting, which provides outstanding results for lps and sps corals and which is now available as a stand-alone product range with wattages from 24-80w.

Red Sea’s unique Reef Care Program (RCP) provides a comprehensive, safe and easy to use program for testing and supplementing within reef aquaria, and is perfectly complemented by Red Sea’s Coral Pro & Red Sea Salt’s, which has become the salt of choice for those seeking the very highest quality water quality for their coral reef aquariums. Both salts are made using a unique natural process which delivers unrivalled homogeneity and is perfect for delicate corals.

Red Sea’s portfolio also includes the C-Skim 1800 protein skimmer and a range of electronics such as the AquaZone range of ozoniser/redox controllers.

Whatever your aquatic needs, Red Sea delivers high quality innovative, solution based products.

Red Sea Flora Base Plant Aquarium Substrate Reviews



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Posted: 4/13/2012 from COVELO, CA UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: Worked well. Didnt even have to worry about flushing it. Placed a small plate to pour water on to eliminate clouding. Havent had any problems.


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Posted: 10/23/2011 from SHERIDAN, WY UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: The package says not to rinse before putting it into the tank, but after 3 days (continuous water changing (1 complete water change last night) water changes and 2 filters running, the water has still yet to even become close to clear, so it seems i am rinsing it in my tank. Does anyone know why a rinse would not be suggested? I assume this stuff is made to release as it breaks down and I don't think rinsing it clear would hurt.


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Posted: 10/23/2011
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: The package says not to rinse before putting it into the tank, but after 3 days (continuous water changing (1 complete water change last night) water changes and 2 filters running, the water has still yet to even become close to clear, so it seems i am rinsing it in my tank. Does anyone know why a rinse would not be suggested? I assume this stuff is made to release as it breaks down and I don't think rinsing it clear would hurt.


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