JBL ProFlora m501
Plant fertiliser system complete kit

  • CO2 fertiliser system for the best feeding of fast and slow growing plants in freshwater aquariums up to 400 l
  • Assemble system, attach diffuser in the aquarium and adjust CO2 supply until the permanent test indicates the ideal value
  • Professional water care: precise dosing due to pressure reducer. Even release. Effective distribution due to extendable diffuser. Best check of CO2: bubble counter with magnifyling part and CO2/pH test. Residual pressure display on pressure gauge
  • TÜV tested storage cylinder, pressure cylinder with overpressure relief, stand ensures cylinder does not fall over. Hose screw connection prevents hose from slipping, check valve prevents water entering the cylinder
  • Package contents: refillable 500g CO2 cylinder, fitting, stand, pressure reducer, diffuser JBL Taifun 27 cm, bubble counter, 3 m special hose, backflow stop, CO2/pH permanent test
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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 enclosed stand prevents the cylinder from falling over. 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.

Details

JBL ProFlora m501

Art. no.:
6318300
EAN Code:
4014162631831
Range:
400 l
Volume packaging:
23.400 l
Gross weight:
5555.000 g
Net weight:
4500 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
170/450/306 mm

Technical Data

FAQ
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.

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. The easiest method is to weigh your CO2 cylinder incl. bracket when it is completely empty. This way you will know the exact tare weight of your CO2 cylinder with its attachment parts at any time. If you forget it you can read the tare weight on the CO2 cylinder (stamp marking at the neck of the cylinder) and add 0.5 kg for the safety bracket. A full m500 CO2 cylinder with security bracket weighs according to that tare + 1 kg (0.5 kg bracket + 0.5 kg filling) – a m2000 tare + 2.5 kg (0.5 kg bracket + 2 kg filling).

Bluish discolouration despite increased CO2 supply

Owing to a production fault a green colour change may not occur with the batches 1000 and 1001, despite increased CO2 supply.

Should you have one of the above mentioned batches, you can request a new refill set free of charge upon presentation of the sales receipt and a photo of the batch number. Please contact our customer service under: https://www.jbl.de/support/

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.

Towards the end of the filling process the cylinder pressure rapidly and significantly drops. Does this mean my system is broken?

The rapid drop in the cylinder pressure shortly before the end of the charge does not constitute grounds for complaint, and instead, is normal and unavoidable from a technical standpoint.

Reason: The cylinder is filled approximately halfway with liquid carbon dioxide. You remove gaseous CO₂ from the cylinder; the corresponding share of the liquid CO₂ passes to the gaseous phase; the pressure remains constant. It isn’t until less CO₂ passes from the liquid phase to the gaseous phase that the cylinder pressure begins to drop.

This means your system is functioning normally.

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Safety information
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  • GHS04
Risk phrase
H280: Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.
safety note
P103: Read label before use.
P410+P403: Protect from sunlight. Store in a well-ventilated place.
P101: If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102: Keep out of reach of children.
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