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Elemental Nitrogen

Elemental Nitrogen

Regular price $24.99 CAD
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**Heavy items may have a shipping adjustment after your order**

Shipping live plant

All plants will be ship every monday of each week only to avoid service interruptions on weekend days.

Please refer to the D.O.A plant warranty page to find out about our delivery conditions and plant warranty.

Note:  We will hold onto your shipment if too cold or hot to ship live plants and shrimp safely to the next following week until the temperature is safety to ship the live stock.

    Shipping dry good

    Sousleau (the site) reserves the right to choose the delivery method most suitable for shipping orders within a reasonable time if you choose ground shipping at 25$

     Here are the carriers Sousleau aquarium uses:

    • Purolator road service 
    • Canada Post
    • UPS ground
    • Canpar ground
    • Fedex ground

    Shipping is always the monday of every week.

    The delivery address must not refer to a postal box commonly called a "PO BOX", where appropriate we reserve the right to cancel the order.

    Order cancellation fees

    If you want to cancel an order and it has not been processed, Sousleau aquarium will charge a 50% fee and only the delivery costs will be 100% refunded.


    Sousleau aquarium does not accept returns, and refunds are only eligible for shipments with the D.O.A. The refund is made within 3 to 5 working days. Delivery charges are excluded from the D.O.A warranty and are non-refundable.

    Late or missing refunds (if applicable)

    If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again.
    Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.
    Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.
    If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at

    Sale items (if applicable)
    Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.

    Exchanges (if applicable)
    We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at and send your item to the seller.


    All prices displayed are in Canadian dollars


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    Adding nitrogen to your aquarium has numerous benefits specifically for aquatic plants:

    1. Essential Nutrient Source: Nitrate serves as a primary source of nitrogen for aquatic plants. It is a crucial component of their nutrient requirements, supporting processes like protein synthesis and overall growth. By supplementing nitrate in your aquarium, you ensure that plants have an accessible and abundant nitrogen source.

    2. Stimulates Healthy Growth: Nitrogen promotes lush and vigorous growth in aquatic plants. Adequate levels of nitrate enable plants to develop robust leaves, stems, and roots. This not only enhances the visual appeal of your aquarium but also contributes to the overall well-being of the plant life.

    3. Leaf Color and Vibrancy: Nitrogen plays a role in chlorophyll production, the green pigment responsible for photosynthesis. Maintaining an appropriate nitrate level ensures vibrant and rich green colors in plant leaves. This not only adds to the beauty of your aquarium but also indicates the health and vitality of the plants.

    4. Optimal Photosynthesis: Nitrogen is a key component in the process of photosynthesis, where plants convert light energy into chemical energy to fuel their growth. By providing a consistent supply of nitrate, you support efficient photosynthesis, enabling plants to produce the energy needed for various metabolic activities.

    5. Root Development: Nitrogen influences root development in aquatic plants. A sufficient nitrate supply encourages the growth of a well-established root system, allowing plants to anchor themselves securely in the substrate and absorb nutrients more effectively from the water column.

    6. Competition Against Algae: Aquatic plants compete with algae for nutrients, including nitrate. By ensuring that your plants receive an ample supply of nitrate, you create a competitive environment where plants outcompete algae for essential nutrients. This can help in naturally controlling algae growth in your aquarium.

    7. Oxygen Production: Healthy aquatic plants contribute to oxygen production through photosynthesis. By maintaining optimal nitrate levels, you support a thriving plant population that, in turn, enhances the oxygenation of your aquarium water, benefiting both plants and fish.

    In conclusion, adding nitrogen to your aquarium provides essential support for the growth, coloration, and overall health of aquatic plants. By understanding and meeting the nitrogen needs of your plants, you can create a vibrant and aesthetically pleasing underwater environment.

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