Aquatic-stores eco completeEco-Complete Planted Aquarium Substrateis made by Caribsea EcoComplete Planted Aquarium Substratecomes in 20 lbs bag with benifiacial bacteria. This is a great substrate for the freshwater planted enthusiest because it contains iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sulfur plus over 25 other elements to nourish your aquatic plants. Eco-Complete Planted Aquarium Substrate contains all the mineral nutrients needed for luxuriant aquatic plant growth without nuisance algae! Iron rich Eco-Complete eliminates the need for laterite which in my opinion is veryy messy and a pain to work with
. Nitrate and carbonate free - will not increase pH or carbonate hardness. It's real! No artificial dyes, paints, or chemical coatings. Natural black substrate encourages the most vibrant coloration in fishes and reduces fish stress. Spherical grains for optimum diffusion performance. Supplies calcium without raising pH. Lead free. contains live heterotrophic bacteria to rapidly convert fish waste into natural food for your aquatic plants. Creates a natural biological balance which makes cycling a new aquarium faster and safer. Packed in Liquid Amazon buffered Black Water solution for immediate organic water.
I use this in most of my planted tanks and the tanks are crystal clear within a day. Just pour the substrate right and and you are ready to start adding your fish and freshwater plants. Much less hassle then flourite and requires no rinsing which takes hours on larger tanks using comparable aquarium gravel This is Black in color so it will really make your plants and fish stand out. Through some cherry shimp in there and you have a stunning set up