Mr. Aqua Aquarium Soil was specifically designed for planted aquarium tanks. This substrate is a beneficial proprietary blend, composed of organic and inert ingredients. Mr. Aqua Aquarium Soil will provide all the essential aquatic plant nutrients as well as a stable environment for tropical fish and shrimp. It also features buffering capacities for softening water from 6.6 – 6.8 pH depending on water parameters.
- Long lasting aquatic plant substrate up to 12-18 months.
- Purifies water that is stained from driftwood tannins.
- Stabilizes pH to buffer within 6.6-6.8
- Porous granular structure that is easily penetrated by aquatic plant roots.
The general rule of thumb is one 1L bag per 2 gallons or one 10L bag per 20 gallons
How much substrate do I need?
One 10L bag will fill a UNS Standard 60U Glass Aquarium with approximately 2” of substrate
[Tank Length x Tank Depth x Desired Substrate Height (inches)] / 60 = Total liters of Controsoil required
Shipping, Returns and Refunds
Live plants are shipped Monday through Thursday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.
Rimless aquariums will be shipped throughout the week via UPS Ground. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.
Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.
Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.
To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.
No worries, we’ll take care of everything as long as it fits the guidelines above.
Most answers to general questions can be found on our FAQ page.