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Aqua Soil

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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:
 
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Product Image Item Name+ Price
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
$17.09
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
$28.79
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
$39.59
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
$63.89
Aqua Soil - Amazonia (3 liters) Normal Type
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New Amazonia is an improved Amazonia substrate, which combines positive characteristics of Amazonia ...

$21.99
$19.79
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
$39.59
Aqua Soil - Amazonia (9 liters) Normal Type
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New Amazonia is an improved Amazonia substrate, which combines positive characteristics of Amazonia ...

$45.99
$41.39
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
$19.79
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
$41.39
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
$17.09
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
$28.79
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
$39.59
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
$63.89
Aqua Soil - New Amazonia (9 liters) Powder Type
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The Powder type Aqua Soil is recommended for small aquariums or for spreading lightly over the Norma ...

$85.99
$77.39

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