FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $195

Aqua Soil

ADA soil
ADA Aqua Soil is one of the best substrates available for planted tanks. It helps to decrease the hardness of the water and lower the pH levels to the degree at which most aquatic plants can absorb nutrients and comfortably grow. The substrate is heat treated to form soft slightly moist granules that are optimal for the fast development of healthy plants rot system. The Aqua Soil granules maintain their shape and density for a long time securing good circulation of water and oxygen through the substrate, preventing occurrence of anaerobic pockets. The size of the granules makes planting in the substrate very easy (we recommend use tweezers for planting). The soil makes growing difficult plants easy and it is ideal for fish requiring soft water.
The Aqua Soil is available in three colours: New Amazonia, Malaya, Africana and two types: Normal and Powder. The Powder type is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Normal type.

New Amazonia has the highest nutrient and organic content. Plants will grow the fastest in this soil but be prepared for more maintenance with this soil.

Malaya has a medium amount of nutrients (between New Amazonia and Africana) and it will reduce pH level of the water the most. This substrate is the best for plants that do not need constant replanting such as Cryptocoryne.

Africana has the least amount of nutrients. Regular fertilization will be required but the tank will not require too much maintenance. The soil ability to reduce the pH level is between New Amazonia and Malaya. It contains adequate level of nitrogen suited for Wabi-kusa.

Use this Aquasoil calculator to determine the number of Aquasoil bags needed for a specific aquarium.
Enter the length and width of the tank and the depth of the substrate (usually 2 inches - 5cm) and press Calculate.
You can enter the dimensions either in inches or centimeters.

Example:

  • Cube Garden Mini M (L36cm x W22cm) = two  3 liter bags
  • Cube Garden 60P (L60cm x W30cm) = one  9 liter bag
 
 Length: inches  Width: inches  Depth: (2") inches
 
 
 Length: cm  Width: cm  Depth: (5cm) cm
 
   Recommended usage of Aquasoil
Number of Liters:
 
Number of 9l Bags:
 
Number of 3l Bags:
 
Total Cost:
 
Product Image Item Name- Price
Aqua Soil - Amazonia (3 liters) Normal Type
Sold Out
 (1)

New Amazonia is an improved Amazonia substrate, which combines positive characteristics of Amazonia ...

$21.99
Aqua Soil - Amazonia LIGHT (3 liters) Normal Type
 

Amazonia LIGHT is the newest addition to the Aqua Soil lineup. It is a substrate that has been speci ...

$21.99
Aqua Soil - Malaya (3 liters) Normal Type
 

The substrate was created to mimic the deep jungles of Southeast Asia. It is an excellent substrate ...

$18.99
Aqua Soil - Africana (3 liters) Normal Type
 

Africana is a substrate material produced with an image of reddish earth of Africa in mind. Since th ...

$18.99
Aqua Soil - Amazonia (9 liters) Normal Type
 (8)

New Amazonia is an improved Amazonia substrate, which combines positive characteristics of Amazonia ...

$45.99
Aqua Soil - Amazonia LIGHT (9 liters) Normal Type
 

Amazonia LIGHT is the newest addition to the Aqua Soil lineup. It is a substrate that has been speci ...

$45.99
Aqua Soil - Malaya (9 liters) Normal Type
 

The substrate was created to mimic the deep jungles of Southeast Asia. It is an excellent substrate ...

$43.99
Aqua Soil - Africana (9 liters) Normal Type
 

Africana is a substrate material produced with an image of reddish earth of Africa in mind. Since th ...

$43.99
Aqua Soil - Amazonia (3 liters) Powder Type
 

The Powder type Aqua Soil is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Norma ...

$43.99
Aqua Soil - Malaya (3 liters) Powder Type
 

The Powder type Aqua Soil is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Norma ...

$31.99
Aqua Soil - Africana (3 liters) Powder Type
 

The Powder type Aqua Soil is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Norma ...

$31.99
Aqua Soil - New Amazonia (9 liters) Powder Type
 (1)

The Powder type Aqua Soil is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Norma ...

$85.99
Aqua Soil - Malaya (9 liters) Powder Type
 

The Powder type Aqua Soil is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Norma ...

$70.99
Aqua Soil - Africana (9 liters) Powder Type
 

The Powder type Aqua Soil is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Norma ...

$70.99

600
#productListing
.tabTable

New Products For February - Aqua Design Amano

Tropical Tropical Flakes 2kg

This high protein flake food is intended for everyday feeding of omnivorous and carnivorous fish. Re ....

$69.00
Tropical Spirulina Granulat 110g

Spirulina Granulat is a vegetable sinking pellet with 6% of spirulina. This food is intended for eve ....

$15.55
Tropical Krill Flake 100g

KRILL FLAKE is a complete flake food for carnivorous and omnivorous aquarium fish with high nutritio ....

$25.00
Tropical Malawi Flake 200g

Tropical Malawi flakes are multi-ingredient flakes with a high content of plant material (spinach, n ....

$29.95
Tropical Malawi Chips 130g

Tropical Malawi Chips are multi-ingredient food for Malawi cichlids of the mbuna group and other her ....

$13.95
Tropical Tanganyika Chips 130g

Tropical Tanganyika is a multi-ingredient, basic food for every day feeding of omnivorous and carniv ....

$14.55

Monthly Specials For February

Marineland Penguin 150B Filter

All Penguin® BIO-Wheel® Power F...

$36.00
$32.40
Marineland Penguin 350B Filter

All Penguin® BIO-Wheel® Power F...

$59.00
$53.10

Track Orders

Testimonials

A++ Angels

The koi angel fry are awesome. I've had them 4 weeks and they are fabulous...taking to shows later next month. Well done!
Read More ->


Will def order again!!

excellent prices great selection fast shipping
Read More ->


GBRs

Thanks for my latest aquisitions. The pair i picked are doing great. Look forward to dealing with you both again. Thanks
Read More ->


Wish list

Hey, Hope all is well and congratulations on your new baby. With Christmas coming around the corner I was thinking of gifts I would like and re .
Read More ->


Great Service!

My first time purchasing from this site and it was an amazing experience. They even changed my shipping to a cheaper/faster option! What a great compa .
Read More ->


I am sorry, we ran out!

Please fill out this form and we will email you as soon as it comes back in stock.

THANK YOU