JBL PROFLORA u504
CO2 fertiliser system complete kit with disposable cylinder for thriving, beautiful aquarium plants

  • CO2 fertiliser system for the best feeding of fast and slow growing plants in freshwater aquariums from 20 to 400 l
  • Professional water care: precise dosing with pressure reducer. Even release, effective distribution due to ceramic diffuser. Monitoring: bubble counter with backflow stop and CO2/pH test
  • The conversion to a refillable cylinder system is possible by screwing on the adapter (JBL Adapt u-m, separately available)
  • Storage cylinder TÜV tested. No slipping of hose thanks to hose screw connection, check valve prevents water entering the cylinder
  • Package contents: 500 g disposable CO2 cylinder, pressure reducer, 3 m hose, bubble counter with check valve, ceramic diffuser, permanent test with reagents, 1x plant fertiliser 100 ml, 1x daily fertiliser 10 ml
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Nutrition for aquarium plants
Plants provide the aquarium with vital oxygen for the aquarium dwellers, prevent algae growth, remove pollutants, provide hiding places and reduce pathogens. The JBL plant fertiliser systems supply the plants with the main nutrient CO2 through the water. They absorb this through their leaves.

Easy to install
The system comes completely ready for connection. Screw the pressure reducer onto the CO2 storage cylinder. Connect the pressure reducer with the hose to the diffuser in the aquarium. The CO2 enters the aquarium and is dissolved in the water by the diffuser. The CO2 supply can be interrupted at night by adding a solenoid valve (not included).

Safe
The storage cylinder is TÜV tested and is equipped with an overpressure relief. Thanks to the check valve no water can enter the cylinder. The capacity of a CO2 system depends on various factors. The carbonate hardness, the quantity and species of the plants and the strength of the water surface movement are decisive. A 500 g cylinder which is not switched off by a solenoid valve during the night lasts with its default adjustment for about 4 months.

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JBL PROFLORA u504

Art. no.:
6064000
EAN Code:
4014162606402
Content:
500 g
Range:
400 l
Volume packaging:
8.35 l
Gross weight:
2905 g
Net weight:
1060 g
Weight factor:
0
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
95/450/195

Technical Data

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capacity from - to:20-400l
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capacity tank length:20-130 cm
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voltage: V
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FAQ
Can you operate JBL ProFlora CO2 cylinders (disposable & reusable system) horizontally?

No, because this can lead to the destruction of your pressure reducer. To ensure safe operation, all storage cylinders should only be operated upright. Never operate them in a lying position or upside down.

How can I remove the hose from the device?

At first the air hoses and special CO2 hoses can easily be pushed on the connection piece. The hoses harden more and more as the months go on and can only be removed from the connection piece using great force. If you pull the hose hard it will only strain the connection, which could, in the worst case, even break off. Instead cut the hoses you want to remove laterally at the ends and carefully remove them. For this it’s always advisable to install hoses with some reserve in its hose length.

What do I need the enclosed Allen key for?

You need the enclosed Allen key for the conversion if you want to adapt your ProFlora u system onto the refillable cylinder of the m series. The ProFlora Adapt u-m is to be mounted as adapter.

How do I know that my CO2 pressure gas cylinder still has gas in it?

The cylinder pressure of 50 – 60 bar, depending on the room temperature, remains constant until the cylinder is almost completely empty.
You can read the tare weight on label of the u500 CO2 cylinder. According to this a full u500 CO2 cylinder weighs 1140 g tare + 500 g filling.

What is the reach of a 500g CO2 cylinder?

There is no general answer to this question, as we do not know what the desired number of bubbles for your aquarium is. One bubble contains approx. 0.125 mg CO₂, which corresponds to 4 million bubbles for a 500 g cylinder. At a consumption of 10 bubbles per minute (600 bubbles per hour), this corresponds to 6667 hours, which in turn corresponds to around 277 days or slightly longer than 9 months of an unchanged CO₂ supply.

Please note that this is a rough estimate and does not represent a guarantee about how many days you can actually get out of one compressed gas cylinder.

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CO2

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CO2 plant fertilisation

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Instructions

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safety instructions

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