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Why Shop AquariumFertilizer.com?
Why buy water with a tiny bit of fertilizer when you can buy fertilizer and add your own water? Fertilizers for aquatic plants are not hard to obtain. You can go to any pet store or to the big pet suppliers online. The fertilizers you buy from these suppliers come already mixed with water. When you buy name brand fertilizers you are mostly paying for the water and the cost of shipping the water. At aquariumfertilizer.com we think that if you have an aquarium you probably have plenty of water.
AquariumFertilizer.com carries water soluble agricultural grade fertilizers and water conditioners. We carry the nutrients required by all plants: Macro Micro Nutrient Mix similar to PMDD; Micro Nutrients in dry and time release Substrate Root Zone Tablets; calcium compounds for water conditioning including Barr’s GH Booster; and 3 chelated iron compounds. We also carry Graduated Dispenser bottles for ease of mixing and dosing that can be purchased in combination with fertilizers at a discount. When you buy 5 of any single fertilizer you will automatically receive a sixth of that item free of charge.
Shipping is by USPS flat rate priority mail. Up to 6 lbs can be shipped by flat rate envelope and up to 20 lbs goes in a medium flat rate box. Information about shipping costs and delivery time is available in our FAQ page. Information about international shipping is also available in the FAQ page. There is a strict limit of 4 lbs that can be shipped internationally in a flat rate envelope.
Dry fertilizers in small quantities areharder to find. AquariumFertilizer.com was founded as a less expensive place to buy dry fertilizers in manageable quantities. We sell you the fertilizers and you add the water. By doing so you save many times what you would pay for bottled fertilizer. An added benefit is that you can design your own fertilizer blends. Or buy our pre-mixed Macro Micro Nutrient Mix or Macro Mix and still save a bundle! These products are suitable and practical for hydroponics, aeroponics and garden ponds. Compare the cost of Seachem products to ours:
$5 makes 3 L
$5 makes 2 L
$8 makes 5 L
CSM + boron:
$16 makes 5.5
$12 makes 2
Micro Nutrient Mix:
Price quotes are from Amazon.com.
AquariumFertilizer.com products are water soluble agricultural grade fertilizers. These products are inert minerals and elements which if kept dry will last almost indefinitely. Up to 6 lbs of our products ship directly to your door in the continential United States for
Potassium nitrate is an oxidizer. Calcium nitrate is an alternative to potassium nitrate for international customers. Aquariumfertilizer.com has a permit filed with the Canadian Department of Natural Resources that allows us to ship potassium nitrate to Canada.
AquariumFertilizer.com has made obtaining manageable quantities of dry fertilizers at reasonable cost possible for aquarium hobbyists since March 2007. My knowledge of fertilizers and their uses comes through growing aquatic and terrestrial plants for many years. This experience is backed by university level chemistry and biology courses. Julia Adkins
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