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GIVE SHAPE AND COLOR TO YOUR AQUARIUM WITH A DIVERSITY OF DETAILS

ENRICHEMENT

Our range of organic substrates allows the creation of truly authentic, natural displays, whether for a dry terrarium, a paludarium with both emersed and submersed worlds, or for a completely aquatic display in an aquarium. The materials we offer not only look the part; they provide a vital component to any display containing animals; enrichment. Our biotope beds, including products comprised of woody materials, shells and other organic elements, permit creatures to engage with the display.

 

Insects, reptiles, and amphibians can forage and make homes in substrates which mimic a forest floor, while crustaceans and fishes which utilise shells, whether whole or crushed, as part of their life-cycles can exhibit natural behaviours, exactly as they would in the wild. Providing stimulating, true to life environments for the animals in our care is vital for enriching their lives and, by seeing them thrive, our own.

MULCHBED

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MulchBed recreates the natural layer of wood litter that covers the forest floor or riverbed. It is  a carefully selected mix of bark, roots, branches, small pieces of wood, mimicking the wood-based organic matter which naturally occurs in natural habitats. 
The selected materials possess the unique feature that once waterlogged, they will remain at the bottom of the aquarium and will not decompose for years.
MulchBed can be used in aquariums,  paludariums and terrariums, creating an ideal and realistic biotope impression. 
MulchBed presents great benefits for fauna by providing natural acids, organic nutrients and hiding places.
MulchBed brings new and amazing possibilities to the biotope creator, aquascaper, rainforest artist and vivarium enthusiasts as it will provide additional detail, complexity and wabi-sabi effect to your designs.
MulchBed can be mixed with WoodBed for further complexity and realism.

Instructions:

  • Rinse everything the contents of the bag under running water, you can use a colander or bucket.

  • Fill the bag or a bucket with warm water with the mix for 24h. Then, rinse carefully to clear any remaing dust.

  • The woods pieces will be waterlogged and ready to be easily spread in the aquarium bottom or as forest floor in emersed displays.

Available in bags of 150g.

* Size mix from 0,1 - 10cm.

* Suitable for any type of design.

* 100% natural material -- non-toxic choice for your aquarium decor

* Does not affect water hardness.

* Easy to manipulate and spread in your aquarium.

Mulchbed

WOODBED

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WoodBed is an ideal mix of small branches, roots and bark which naturally accumulate on the forest floor or riverbed. 
The selected wood pieces possess the unique feature that once waterlogged, they will remain at the bottom of the aquarium and will not decompose for years. WoodBed can be used in aquariums,  paludariums and terrariums, creating an ideal and realistic biotope impression. 
WoodBed presents great benefits for fauna by providing natural acids, organic nutrients and hiding places. 
WoodBed brings new possibilities to the biotope creator, aquascaper, rainforest artist or vivarium enthusiast as it will add additional detail, complexity and wabi-sabi effect to your designs.
WoodBed can be mixed with MulchBed for further complexity and realism.

Instructions:

  • Rinse everything the contents of the bag under running water, you can use a colander or bucket.

  • Fill the bag or a bucket with warm water with the mix for 24h. Then, rinse carefully to clear any remaing dust.

  • The woods pieces will be waterlogged and ready to be easily spread in the aquarium bottom or as forest floor in emersed displays.

Available in bags of 150g.

* Size mix from 0,1 - 20cm.

* Suitable for any type of design.

* 100% natural material -- non-toxic choice for your aquarium decor

* Does not affect water hardness.

* Easy to manipulate and spread in your aquarium.

Woodbed

SHELL SHELTER

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Our new shell shelter packs contain large shells, hand selected by our team for their beauty. However, these shells do more than provide aesthetic appeal; they provide ideal homes for small fishes, especially those whose life histories include the use of shells. Rift Lake cichlids such as Shelldwellers will inhabit these spacious shells and feel more secure and confident. West African dwarf cichlids such as Nanochromis may lay their eggs inside their shells and in marine displays, the shells can provide homes and habitat for a multitude of creatures. 
 
Providing shells to animals which utilise them in the wild doesn’t just make your display appear more authentic, but it provides enrichment for your fishes, allowing them to engage in natural behaviours and fulfil their instinctual and physiological needs. 
 
Finally, these provide a richly dynamic and beautiful aesthetic to your display and could be even used as part of an emersed display with terrestrial plants, amphibians, reptiles or insects to present a natural and unique scene.

Available in bags of 250g.

* Size mix from 30 - 80mm.

* Suitable for any type of design.

* 100% natural material -- non-toxic choice for your aquarium decor

* Does affect water hardness.

* Easy to manipulate and spread in your aquarium.

Shell Shelter

SHELL SHELTER XL

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We are pleased to offer our new Shell Shelter XL! Each pack contains a selection of large, beautiful, and diverse shells, perfect for use in estuarine, marine and Rift Lake displays, or as unique décor in terraria! The type, shape and patterns of the shells are varied, and no two packs are the same. Even displayed on their own, in a bowl or vase, these intricate and vivid shells are aesthetically pleasing, but how you incorporate them into your nature-art is up to you, we just hope you have fun!

Available in bags of 250g.

* Size mix from 80 - 150mm.

* Suitable for any type of design.

* 100% natural material -- non-toxic choice for your aquarium decor

* Does affect water hardness.

* Easy to manipulate and spread in your aquarium.

Shell Shelter XL
Shellbed

SHELLBED

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Our new Shellbed substrate provides biotope enthusiasts with the ingredients to create truly authentic and rich displays which cater to the needs of the inhabitants. Comprised of crushed shells, this substrate can be used to recreate a variety of habitats including the deep lakes of the African Rift Valley, the karst streams of the Bodoquena highlands of western Brazil or coastal and estuarine environments from around the world. The substrate can be used on its own or mixed with sand and other materials to create vibrant and natural substrates. Finally, the bright aesthetic of the shells and the highly textured surface they provide offer beauty and contrast with décor and plants.

Available in bags of 2 & 5kg.

* S: Size mix from 0,1 - 2mm. 

* Mix: Size mix from 0,1 - 5mm.

* Suitable for any type of design.

* 100% natural material -- non-toxic choice for your aquarium decor

* Does affect water hardness.

* Easy to manipulate and spread in your aquarium.

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