Tetra ActiveSubstrate

Tetra ActiveSubstrate

  • Basis for strong plants
  • Provides conditions for optimal rooting
  • Attractive look
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Aquarium plants are the green power plants of the aquarium. They fulfil several important functions at once. Aquarium plants produce oxygen and improve the water quality. In this way, aquatic plants ultimately support fish-friendly husbandry in aquariums. Tetra ActiveSubstrate is a natural substrate that ensures a plant-friendly soil climate and magnificent, healthy plant growth. It supports rapid rooting and promotes the colonisation of beneficial soil bacteria. The large surface area and porous structure of the water-neutral clay granulate offer various advantages over conventional gravel. For example, Tetra ActiveSubstrate enables even water circulation thanks to 50% more water permeability, which supports better water circulation and thus a better supply of nutrients to the plants. Tetra ActiveSubstrate also offers a natural, attractive appearance and prevents soil compaction. This prevents root rot.


  • Promotes the colonisation of beneficial soil bacteria
  • Promotes rapid rooting of plants
  • Promotes vigorous and healthy plant growth
  • Reduces organic water pollution
  • Natural, attractive appearance
  • Prevents soil compaction


Wash thoroughly to remove transport-related abrasion and thus avoid turbidity. Fill the aquarium with an approx. 4 cm high layer of Tetra ActiveSubstrate. For optimal plant growth, the manufacterer recommends a 2 - 4 cm high layer of the substrate concentrate Tetra CompleteSubstrate as a base.



The orientation of Tetra (founded in 1951), one of the most traditional and at the same time most innovative companies in the landscape of German aquaristics, goes far beyond the production of feed for aquarium inhabitants. The perfect interplay of research and quality ensures the highest grades, even according to the IFS standards. Beside of the well known TetraMin or the popular water care products, Tetra offers complete aquarium sets and modern cabinets in 120 countries around the globe. Tetra has been shaping and influencing the modern world of aquaristics for over 70 years with its innovative strength like hardly any other company.

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Item no.
EAN 4004218246898
Weight 2,60 kg
Shipping weight 2,80 kg

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