ReeFlowers Pearl White Sand is a natural, pure white sand specifically produced for aquariums. It containing 99% calcium carbonate, has no synthetic components, heavy metal or toxic substances, and is not chemically treated. Pearl white sand acts as a natural buffer to water hardness due to its calcium and carbonate content that creates a natural environment for aquarium inhabitants that prefer a higher pH. Pearl White Sand will stabilize your aquarium’s pH level between 8.1 – 8.4. The sand particles are smooth with no sharp angles or jagged edges, and help to create the optimum environment for nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria. It may be used in saltwater aquariums, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Malawi, Lake Victoria and other style aquariums that require high pH values. Because of Pearl White Sands composition, it has its own photo-reflectance that helps photo-sensitive creatures such as corals look more lively and healthy.
Particle Sizes: 0.5 – 1 mm , 1 – 1.5 mm
Rinse the sand be thoroughly before introduction into the aquarium during both initial installation and during sand refills to compensate for the sand lost over time. To help clear up any cloudiness that may occur, use ReeFlowers AquaClarify after you put the sand into the aquarium. Presence of dust in the sand is due to the sands natural formation. The dust has exactly the same content as sand grains and is harmless.
10 kg of ReeFlowers Pearl White Sand forms an area approximately 3 cm high sand on a 50cm x 50cm base.