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Tigris River from the WIOdecor-Sands series by the manufacturer WIO is an extremely decorative, pale yellow quartz sand with various natural light earth tones and a slightly variable grain size of 0,1 - 5 mm.
The sand looks particularly natural and creates a warm colour accent in the scape. The representation of a clear mountain stream can be realised as well as a small indicated path.
Tigris River Sand - Left dry, right wet
A scape can be set up as a South American aquarium with the pure Tigris River Sand as substrate, which is also suitable as decorative sand due to the warm colour nuances.
Sand is usually a passive substrate that does not provide nutrients for the aquarium plants. Therefore, when setting up with sand as the sole substrate, the use of substrate fertiliser can be necessary. Fertiliser balls or tablets can be used to enrich specific parts of the aquarium with nutrients, so that especially plants with strong roots, such as cryptocorynes, can benefit from this.
- Natural quartz sand
- Pale yellow colour nuances
- Grain size from 0,1 to max. 5 mm in the mix
- Does not harden the water
- Available in containers of 2 kg
All WIOdecor sand types are pre-washed. Nevertheless, the manufacturer recommends briefly rinsing the sand with cold water before use to wash off any abrasion caused by transport. This also helps to prevent grains of sand from floating up when filling the aquarium.
WIO's products aim to bring nature into people's daily lives.
WIO designs and delivers products that enable customers to create small to medium sized natural landscapes that stimulate them, reconnect them with nature, and at the same time improve their well-being. Their team of designers, makers and natural artisans create unique products that allow people to fully enjoy nature in their daily lives. The products are designed for the most demanding customers with a special sensitivity to nature, well-being, ecology, design, art and excellence.