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Shirakura Red Bee Sand

Shirakura Red Bee Sand

  • Made of different natural burned earths
  • Very dark colour contrasts nicely against colourful animals
  • Suitable for undergravel filters
  • Doesn't contain fertilising additives and is harmless for shrimps
  • Can lower the carbonate hardness (KH) and pH permanently
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Description

Shirakura Red Bee Sand - substrate (soil) was developed especially for breeding bee shrimps and has constantly been improved by Takayuki Shirakura in cooperation with its producer in oodles of attempts. The two, who have been friends for years, have made it their goal to achieve the best result possible for keeping and breeding bee shrimps.

This substrate, produced in a special procedure and composed of different types of burnt soil, boasts the characteristic of permanently lowering water values, which are important for breeding. Among those values are the water hardness (KH) and the pH-value. For breeding, a water hardness (KH) of 0-2 and a pH-value of less than 7 are desired in order to avoid the formation of ammonium is wished for. If the overall hardness (dGH) of these values is less than 5, it should be increased by adding Liquid Mineral CA+. Otherwise the shrimps may have problems with skinning.

Shirakura Red Bee Sand does not contain any fertilizer additives whatsoever and is therefore absolutely harmless for your shrimps. Its highly porous structure offers a large surface and therefore also habitat for the genesis of important microorganisms, which are particularly necessary for the development of baby shrimps (please see also Biseibutsu No Moto). Particularly when using soil filters, Red Bee Sand offers optimum conditions for the biological cleaning and thus for best water quality.

Features

  • reduces growth of algae
  • mosses grow greener
  • clearest water
  • natural optics, colour: black-brown
  • Grasin size: 2 - 4 mm
  • Recommended substrate height: At least 4 cm

Shirakura

Shirakura

The range of products by Shirakura, designed to meet the needs of bee shrimps, includes substrate, basic feed and special rearing feed as well as several mineral water additives and conditioners. Together they create perfect ambient conditions, which are of great importance for the bee shrimps' health, growth, colourfulness and breeding.

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General information

Item no.
130.0009.00
EAN 4937063000448
Weight 4,10 kg
Shipping weight 4,10 kg

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Sebastian V.
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21st September 2014
Shirakura - Red Bee Sand - 8 kg
Shirakura - Red Bee Sand - 8 kg

Körnung ist super. Pufferung der Wasserwerte klappt prima. Garnelen vital und intensiver gefärbt als auf ADA Soil. Ein Sack reicht für zwei 40er Becken.