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I’ve added Pure Aquarium to my system and nothing has happened?
As soon as Pure Aquarium is placed into an aquarium with fish, and dechlorinated water of the correct temperature, something will happen. Bacteria will leave the ball in their millions and seed the aquarium. You can’t see them but they are there and ...
How does PURE Aquarium work?
Bacteria are suspended in the ball until placed into aquarium water. When fish go in, ammonia is produced, and the bacteria leave the ball to feed on the fish waste. The ball shrinks and the bacteria coat the substrate, decoration and filter media. Other...
Where do I place PURE Aquarium balls?
Ideally, place Pure Aquarium inside the filter, in an area that will contain it. You may need to use a filter bag to keep it in one place. Areas of water flow are best, and if you have to, you can drop Pure Aquarium straight into an aquarium containing...
What is PURE Aquarium?
PURE Aquarium is a live bacteria and enzymes in a unique gel ball delivery method.
Can I overdose PURE Aquarium?
No, but it does contain aerobic (oxygen demanding,) bacteria, so strong surface agitation and/or aeration from an airpump and airstone is encouraged.
Is there any PURE Aquarium left over when I use it?
Yes, Pure Aquarium balls shrink down over time leaving a small 5mm bead. This can be left in the filter with other filter media, or removed and discarded.
I can’t see Pure Aquarium Bomb in the packaging. Are you sure there is something in there?
Yes, an interesting optical illusion happens when Pure Aquarium is placed in water – it turns invisible! Pour the contents into a fish catching net and you’ll see the ball, then tip into the tank..
What’s the difference between Pure Aquarium and Pure Aquarium Bomb?
Pure Aquarium Bomb is best for set-up of a new aquarium and filter, and Pure Aquarium is best for regular addition and long term maintenance. Adding Pure aquarium into long established aquariums should see the water getting clearer and appearing more...
Can my fish eat it PURE Aquarium?
Yes it is possible for a large fish to eat Pure. It is only gel and friendly bacteria, but it should be discouraged. For any fish that is large enough to ingest Pure Aquarium, either in its hydrated or shrunken form, place it into the filter and contain...
How do I work out how much media I will need for my aquarium?
In a moving bed chamber - You would want no more than 25% of the chamber to be filled with K1 as this allows enough water to help it to be fluidised properly.
Who are Kessil?
Kessil is a brand name of Di-Con – an American company which specialises in design and manufacture of LED lights for everything from photography and filming, to aquariums and horticulture.
Which Kessil light do I need for my reef tank?
As a general rule, 1 x A160WE Tuna Blue lights 45x45x45cm and 1 x A360WE Tuna Blue lights 60x60x60cm. 1 x A360X lights up to 90x60x60cm or 75x75x75cm, and an A360 Narrow lights 45x45x75cm. An AP700 lights up to 120x60x60cm, and the A80 Tuna Blue lights...
Can I control Kessil Lights straight out of the box, or do I need an extra controller?
All Kessil lights can be controlled on the top of the lamp with a knob which controls brightness, and another which controls spectrum. The AP700 has touch capacitive buttons. In order to have the lights come on at timed intervals they will require a ...
Are Kessil Lights passive or active cooled?
The small A80 is passively cooled with a built-in heat sink, but all other lamps are actively cooled with built in fans. This enables a very high output of light from a small area.
How do I mount Kessil Lights on my tank?
Kessil is famous in the aquatics industry for its gooseneck mounts. These are bendy, flexible mounting arms which can clamp to a tank rim in a number of ways, and then the light pointed to where it’s needed. For those who crave a neater solution, the...
Are there any upgrades or add-ons for Kessil Lights?
The A360X has a Narrow Reflector (launched March 2019,) which will focus the beam, and a Wi-Fi dongle and diffusor lens are also expected for the future. All will be available separately.
Is The Complete Liquid Plant Food safe for invertebrates?
Yes, it is safe to use with all invertebrates including snails and freshwater shrimp
How often should I use Complete Liquid Plant Food?
Directions are to dose daily, however weekly dosing calculations can be made, and still have great results with plants.
Will I benefit from using other fertilizers?
The Aquascaper plant food is classed as Complete, so includes macro and micro nutrients, and NPK. Dosage can be further increased for demanding situations. If individual dosing of elements is required instead, Evolution Aqua also distribute Aquaforest...