Recreate your finned friends’ natural habitat with Pure Water Pebbles Bio-Activ Live African Cichlid Aquarium Substrate. Designed to simulate the bed of an African rift lake, this Bio-Activ, nutrient-enriched material contains live bacteria that quickly stabilizes your tank so you can add fish the same day you set it up. It eliminates nitrogenous waste and restores natural organic balance to provide a safe environment for your fish. In addition, it helps reduce harmful nitrate, maintain proper pH and enhance buffering capacity, while also providing essential inorganic elements needed to achieve and maintain pristine water quality.Key Benefits
- 100% natural substrate is collected using a unique process that preserves all bacteria in their natural live state.
- Live heterrotophic, autotrophic and chemolithotrophic bacteria provide proper inorganic balance.
- Instant cycling eliminates nitrogenous waste including ammonia and nitrite and restores natural organic balance to provide a safe environment.
- Also helps reduce harmful nitrate, maintain proper pH and enhance buffering capacity, along with providing essential inorganic elements.
- White or black granules measure 1.2-1.7 mm, and rift lake granules measure 6-8 mm; also includes trace elements and critical nutrients needed to maintain ideal tank water quality.