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Seachem Flourish Excel

Seachem Flourish Excel

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Description

Seachem Flourish Excel is a source of bioavailable organic carbon. All plants require a source of carbon. This is typically obtained from CO2, but, may also be derived from simple organic compounds (such as photosynthetic intermediates). The use of either CO2 injection or Flourish Excel does not necessarily negate the use of the other. Because the processes of producing photosynthetic intermediates and building onto them occur simultaneously, one can derive a substantial benefit with the use of Flourish Excel either alone or in conjunction with CO2 . The combination is particularly ideal for situations when continuing to add CO2 could result in dangerously low pH levels. Flourish Excel also has iron reducing properties which promote the ferrous state of iron (Fe+2), which is more easily utilized by plants than ferric iron (Fe+3).

The reason plants need CO2 is to produce longer chain carbon compounds also known as photosynthetic intermediates. Photosynthetic intermediates includes compounds such as ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate, and 2-carboxy-3-keto-D-arabinitol 1,5 bisphosphate. Although the names are complicated, the structures are quite simple (5 carbon chains). Flourish Excel does not contain these specific compounds per se, but one that is quite similar. By dosing with Flourish Excel you bypass the involvement of CO2 and introduce the already finished, structurally similar compounds. It is in its structural similarity that Flourish Excel is able to be utilized in the carbon chain building process of photosynthesis. Simple chemical or enzymatic steps can easily convert it to any one to any one of the above named compounds (or a variety of others).

Usage

On initial use or after a major (> 40%) water change, use 1 capful (5 ml) for every 40 l (10 gallons*). Thereafter use 1 capful for every 200 l (50 gallons*) daily or every other day. Dosing may be slowly increased in high-growth aquariums. For smaller dosing please note that each cap thread is approximately 1 ml.

Product safety

Safety information in accordance with GHS

GHS07

Signal word: Warning

  • H315 Causes skin irritation.
  • H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
  • H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
  • H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
  • H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

Seachem

Seachem

SSeachem is a renowned manufacturer of aquarium fertilisers and water conditioners. For over 40 years, hobbyists and professionals have benefited from the innovative products. A wide range of aids such as Seachem Purigen or Seachem Matrix ensure crystal-clear water in the aquascape. Biological water conditioners for the aquarium are also offered with products such as Seachem Stabilty are also offered.

General information

Item no.
129.0010.00
EAN 000116045506
Weight 0,15 kg
Shipping weight 0,16 kg

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Laurence A.
Excelente
6th December 2016
Seachem - Flourish Excel - 250 ml
Seachem - Flourish Excel - 250 ml

Not much to say, it is a must to have in a cabinet. You never now when it is needed.

Amjad K.
YOUR PLANT WILL GO CRAZY
16th December 2019
Seachem - Flourish Excel 500 ml
Seachem - Flourish Excel 500 ml

Hi, The shipping took 3 days to Switzerland. Thiss the second time I get this product, if you want a good fast growing plant, you should get one of these. (read more)