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Ultum Nature Systems
UNS Controsoil is an aquarium soil from Japan made of high quality natural soil and volcanic ash. Proper substrate is vital for any successful aquarium, not only for the plants to flourish but also to buffer the water to optimum levels for certain fish and shrimp. Controsoil will keep the pH of alkaline water below 7 which is ideal for keeping Caridina shrimp and most tropical fish.
With other soil, it is common to experience algae issues during the initial month or two of a new set up. This, “new tank syndrome” is characterized by brown or green algae on the glass, plants and hard scape as well as cloudy or smelly water. This is caused by high levels of ammonia (NH3) which many soil manufacturers add into their products. Although the ammonia will help cycle the tank, too much can cause problems so it is necessary for users to do daily water changes during the first few weeks of use. Controsoil is the perfect solution for those who want good plant growth without the headache of excessive ammonia. Many users have reported success with using Controsoil and adding shrimp or fish within 24 hours of a new set up, but we always recommend cycling the tank first and making sure ammonia and nitrites are at 0.
How much soil do I need?
Length x Width x Desired Substrate Height (in inches)
Divided by 60
= Liters of soil needed
Extra Fine Granules ~ 1mm
Perfect for smaller tanks (Less than 20 Gallons), or to use as a top coat to place on top of medium and fine granules. Finer soil granules help small plant roots to anchor into the substrate easier and keep from floating.
Refunds on live fish will be accepted up until 72 hours BEFORE the fish is scheduled to be shipped. No refunds will be issued on fish within 72 hours of the scheduled shipping time. Unopened dry goods will be accepted for a full refund within 7 days of receiving. Return shipping is buyer responsibility.
LIVE ON ARRIVAL GUARANTEE
I guarantee my fish will arrive alive. *you must be available to receive the package the day of delivery.”
If a fish expires in transit, I will replace the fish, however, you will be responsible for the shipping costs. The replacement fish must be of equal or lesser value than the initial purchase.
However, we are not responsible for the mishandling of your package during transport. Once the package is in transport, we will not be held liable for any damages to the package. We most certainly may help redirect you to the carrier responsible.
IN ORDER FOR US TO HONOR A DOA CLAIM, YOU MUST CONTACT US WITHIN 2 HOURS OF THE PACKAGE BEING DELIVERED (WE WILL USE THE TIME PROVIDED BY THE CARRIER ON THE TRACKING).
Please take a picture for us showing the loss- it can just be a picture taken with your smart phone and email to DOA@kingkoigoldfish.com. If approved, we will coordinate with you to replace the fish with a fish of similar color and size, AT OUR DISCRETION. You will still be responsible for any shipping costs associated with the replacement. We work very hard to make sure that you receive your fish alive.
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