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Salty Shrimp Sulawesi Mineral 7.5 - 900g


Sulawesi Mineral 7.5 is the easily soluble variant of the Sulawesi Mineral series with a pH value of approx. 7.5 and is used to harden osmosis water, rainwater, fully demineralized water, etc. It contains all the important minerals and trace elements for health, well-being and rich colors of the well-known shrimp species from this region and is used successfully by breeders, e.g. of cardinal shrimp (Caridina dennerli). It promotes microbial regeneration in organic filter substrates. The risk of dangerous germs is also reduced by promoting antagonistic (counteracting) microflora. Increases the carbonate hardness and total hardness in the ratio KH/GH = 0.42/1.0

Since there are still difficulties in breeding the very sensitive shrimp from Lake Towuti (e.g. the harlequin shrimp - Caridina woltereckae or red stripe shrimp - Caridina striata), we made a trip to the lakes after 2008 and most recently in 2011 to get a closer look at the living conditions to investigate the site and have water samples analyzed.
The results of the water analyzes showed fundamental differences in the water chemistry of the lakes of the Malili system compared to generally known lake water types, so that we had to completely reassemble the constellation of minerals here; this resulted in the Sulawesi mineral 8.5.

The less sensitive Sulawesi shrimp such as the cardinal shrimp (Caridina dennerli) can be kept and trained well with Sulawesi Mineral 7.5 and Sulawesi Mineral 8.5. With the very sensitive shrimp species, we hope for better long-term success with the Sulawesi Mineral 8.5, which was modeled almost identically to the water chemistry of Lake Towuti.

Instructions for use
Stir the Sulawesi salt Sulawesi Mineral 7.5 into the water outside of the aquarium. It dissolves almost completely in a few seconds, after which the water is ready for use. A temperature adjustment to the aquarium water is recommended. Undissolved particles should be added to the aquarium. Close the can after each use.

dosageHarden osmosis water, rainwater, fully desalinated water, etc. with Sulawesi Mineral 7.5 to approx. 6 °dH and/or a conductivity of approx. 270 +/- 40 µS (microsiemens), which corresponds to a slightly heaped measuring spoon (approx. 3 .5 g) to 15 liters of water. Measuring spoon included.


• 900 g (sufficient for approx. 3850 l)
• Measuring spoon included
• Resealable screw -top jar


Minerals and trace elements are vital for shrimp, crabs, snails and fish and also essential for a functioning biological system in the aquarium. A deficiency or imbalance often leads to serious problems and this is reflected, for example, in poor plant growth, algae formation, up to abnormal behavior or even loss of the aquarium inhabitants. Water conditioning mineral salts from SaltyShrimpprevent this, they are the further development in terms of remineralization, as well as trace element requirements and were specially developed and manufactured by us for use in the aquarium. They improve living conditions and provide all the important minerals and trace elements in the water that residents need for well-being and health. In addition, SaltyShrimp - mineral products strengthen the activity of the important filter bacteria and improve plant growth, for a healthy and stable biological system in the aquarium.


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Salty Shrimp Sulawesi Mineral 7.5 900g

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