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ADA Aqua Soil Malaya

ADA Aqua Soil Malaya

  • Produced from natural soils
  • Great basis for perfect plant growth
  • Lowers the pH considerably
  • Particularly suitable for Cryptocoryne
  • Mimics the ground of tropical forests
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Malaya is the substrate material produced with an image of ocher color soil in Southeast Asia. It promotes a natural feeling of the aquascape. Relatively soft granules do not obstruct the growth of plant roots, and it is suitable for keeping the aquarium layout for a long period.

Create a sanctuary left intact only in the deep jungles of Southeast Asia. Excellent substrate for a layout with aquatic plants like Cryptocoryne, Eleocharis or Blyxa.


  • Completely new substrate made from specially processed natural material from the earth
  • Colloid particles capture dirt floating in the water, without any chemical treatment
  • Gives clarity to the water and creates conditions ideal for healthy growth of aquatic plants
  • Helps to lower the hardness level of the water
  • Helps to bring the pH level of the water down to an ideal level for most of the aquatic plants
  • Composed of granules of size and density ideal for the fast development of healthy plant root systems, rather conventional substrates such as sand
  • Granules maintain their shape for a long period in water, holding air between them, which is vital for the long time maintenance of a planted aquarium
  • Used with Power Sand stimulates the fast colonization of bacteria in the substrate and creates perfect conditions for plant root systems
  • Most desirable pH level for most aquatic plants(ph 5.5 - 6.5) to develop their root systems

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Aqua Design Amano (ADA) is the premium brand in aquascaping and Nature Aquaria. The company was founded by Takashi Amano, who applied the elements of the Japanese art of gardening to planting and decorating aquaria. For Takashi Amano, clearly the focus is on creating especially attractive habitats with his Nature Aquaria and aquascapes. The products manufactured by Aqua Design Amano (ADA) are of a very high quality, they complement the overall effect such a Nature Aquarium has on its contemplators, and they complete the artistic impression of the layout.

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General information

Item no. 103.0071.00
EAN 4537934040223
Weight 9,00 kg
Shipping weight 9,20 kg

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Matthijs S.
27th August 2015
ADA - Aqua Soil - Malaya - 9 l
ADA - Aqua Soil - Malaya - 9 l

The best value ADA substrate I have been able to purchase. Even with shipping to the UK, Aqusabi still comes through top on price.

Olaf W.
Nie wieder!
5th September 2018
ADA - Aqua Soil - Malaya - 9 l
ADA - Aqua Soil - Malaya - 9 l

Ich habe zum ersten mal Soil benutzt und meine Erfahrung da mit ist niederschmetternd. Alle Cryptocorynen haben sich in der 2. Nacht aufgelöst. (read more)

Sandra V.
11th March 2017
ADA - Aqua Soil - Malaya - 3 l
ADA - Aqua Soil - Malaya - 3 l

Lies sich einfach verarbeiten und sieht auch echt schön aus. Pflanzen wachsen super drauf und es scheint den fischen zu gefallen

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