Dark substrate for freshwater and saltwater aquariumsPerfect hold for plant roots: substrate with 0.2 - 0.6 mm grain size for freshwater and marine aquariums and terrariumsVigorous plant growth: prevents the seeping in of sludge and other waste material with its fine granulation and densityIdeal for fish, invertebrates and plants: no release of unwanted pollutants into the water. Fine granite sand is gentle on the sensitive barbels of the bottom-dwellersNo light reflections full colouring of plants and fish: easily scared animals feel more comfortable and show their full, natural colouringContents: 1 bag Sansibar Dark. Not really suitable for undergravel heating cables
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Please Note: We only deliver pond plants on our own delivery vehicles!
The highlighted area on the map below is where we deliver on our own vehicle! Unfortunately, if you are not in one of these postcode zones we are unable to deliver certain items such as plants, small glass items and selective other products.
We offer a few different delivery options depending on the size and value of your order.
Orders over £50 qualify for free mainland UK delivery which will arrive within 3-5 working days of the order being processed.
Orders Below £50 in Mainland UK will be charged a standard delivery fee of £5.99.
Additional Shipping Charges
For any orders that do not include Aquariums, the below is charged:
Next Working Day Parcel Delivery to Mainland UK - £7.99 OR £2.99 if the order is over £50
Standard Parcel Delivery to Northern Ireland £8.99
Standard Parcel Delivery to Scottish Highlands & Islands £9.99
Standard Parcel Delivery to Jersey & Guernsey £12.99
For all Aquarium deliveries (Excluding biOrbs & Smaller Aquariums), the below is charged:
Next Working Day Pallet Delivery - £20
2 Hour Booking Slot Pallet Delivery - £20
Pallet Delivery to Northern Ireland - £38
Pallet Delivery to Isle of Wight (PO36 and Above) and Scottish Highlands (AB, PH, IV1-36, IV63, KW1-14, KY, PA21-41) - £38
Pallet Delivery to Southern Ireland - £48
Pallet Delivery to Offshore postcodes (KA27-28, PA20, PA42-49, PA60-90, ZE, JE, GY. IM) - £70
Pallet Delivery to the Scottish Isles (IV40-56, KW15-17) - £90
Pallet Delivery to Outer Hebrides (HS) - £120
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Aquarium gravel is a type of small, round stones or pebbles that are used as a substrate in a fish tank. The substrate is the layer of material that covers the bottom of the tank and provides a surface for plants, decorations, and other items to be placed on.
Aquarium gravel is typically made from a variety of materials, such as natural stone, ceramic, or plastic. It is available in a range of colours and sizes to suit different types of tanks and decorating styles.
In addition to providing a decorative element in a fish tank, aquarium gravel also serves several important functions. It provides a surface for beneficial bacteria to grow, which helps to break down waste and maintain good water quality in the tank. It also provides a place for fish to dig and hide, which can help to reduce stress and improve their overall well-being.
When choosing aquarium gravel, it's important to consider the size and type of fish you are keeping, as well as the overall design and appearance of the tank. Some types of gravel may be too large or sharp for certain types of fish, while others may be too small or fine and may be ingested by the fish. It's also important to wash the gravel thoroughly before adding it to the tank to remove any dust or debris that may be present.