Substrate is a vital component of your aquarium, affecting water quality, chemistry, filtration as well as the well-being of your tank’s inhabitants.
Choose your substrate carefully as different substrates are better in certain types of environment such as fish-only, freshwater, marine or planted.
We offer free expert advice on the most suitable substrate, or mix of substrates, for your set-up.
Different types of aquatic creatures depend on certain types of substrate. Some prefer a very fine, sandy base to their tank, others are better and happier with a coarser gravel.
We supply a huge range of gravels and substrates to suit every type of aquarium, pleas po in store to check them out or read our detailed oduct information pages for more information.