D-pac Silver Sand 2kg

£3.99 (incl. VAT)

GTIN: 5027174581031
EAN: 5027174581031
Brand: Unipac
EAN: 5027174581031Availability: 15 in stock
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Description

Aquarists favour Silver Sand for its fine texture and softness, making it an ideal substrate for bottom-dwelling species of fish, such as Corydoras and loaches. These delicate fish species greatly benefit from the gentle surface as they sift through the sand in search of food, promoting natural behaviour and ensuring their well-being.

Beyond its application as a substrate, Silver Sand also serves as an excellent planting medium for aquatic plants. Its fine grain structure allows for easy rooting and provides a stable foundation for plants to grow and flourish. As a planting substrate, it supports a diverse range of aquatic plants, enhancing the overall beauty and balance of the aquascape. It is recommended to use root fertilisation tabs or planting substrate under the sand.

One of the greatest advantages of Silver Sand is its inert nature. It does not alter water parameters, making it a safe and reliable choice for aquariums. Its neutrality ensures that it won’t affect the water chemistry or compromise the health of aquatic inhabitants.

Silver Sand is known for its cleanliness; however, it is recommended to rinse it before use. Rinsing removes any fine dust or debris that may be present, ensuring a clear and pristine environment for the aquarium’s inhabitants.

Not only limited to aquariums, Silver Sand also finds utility in terrarium setups. It adds a touch of realism and creates a natural substrate for reptiles, amphibians, or even plants thriving in a high-humidity terrarium environment.

Silver Sand stands out as an excellent choice for aquarium enthusiasts and aquascapers alike. Its natural colour and soft texture make it a beautiful and functional substrate, providing a welcoming home for bottom-dwelling fish and facilitating aquatic plant growth. With its inert properties and adaptability in both aquariums and terrariums, Silver Sand is a versatile and elegant option that enhances the natural beauty of any underwater or terrestrial environment.

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Weight 2 kg
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