JBL ProScape Volcano Powder
Long-term soil supplement for plant aquariums

  • Long-term mineral supply for plant roots: volcanic primary rock powder for aquascaping aquariums
  • Use: 250 g/200 l aquarium
  • Long-term fertiliser: primary rock powder rich in natural minerals and trace elements
  • Depot effect: enriched with macro nutrients for ideal, long-term growth of aquatic plants
  • Package contents: 1 tin ProScape Volcano Powder, 250 g. Use: 250g/200 l aquarium
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Underwater gardener
Aquascaping is the term used to describe the technique of designing aquarium landscapes. This is the place for plant compositions, for the reproduction of a landscape above water or for natural biotopes. An aquascaping aquarium contains no or few fish and invertebrates. This way the nutrient supply for plants is reduced and their growth is limited. Nitrogens, phosphorus and other minerals become scarce substances and need controlled and exact re-dosing. For healthy growth in their beautiful underwater landscape the plants need light, CO2 and the right nutrients.

Aquascapers swear by the addition of volcanic rock powder before they cover it with soil. This way perfect long-term plant growth is ensured.

Details

JBL ProScape Volcano Powder 250 g

Art. no.:
6708800
EAN Code:
4014162670885
Content:
250 g
Volume packaging:
0.670 l
Gross weight:
310.000 g
Net weight:
250 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
80/105/80 mm
FAQ
May I use the nutrient powder when I have installed an undergravel heating cable?

Yes, despite an undergravel heating cable you can use Volcano Powder because it is only applied very thinly and doesn’t completely cover the cable. The substrate above needs to be porous and coarse enough to enable the water circulation inside.

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ProScape dosage calculator

Here you can calculate the optimal supply for your aquarium with the JBL ProScape fertilizers. In order to supply the aquatic plants with exactly the right amount of fertilizer, we recommend dosing in two steps.
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