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Elemental Phosphorus

Elemental Phosphorus

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)

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    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 phosphorus to your aquarium also offers several benefits specifically for aquatic plants:

    1. Energy Transfer in Plants: Phosphorus is a key component in adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the primary energy currency in plant cells. By supplying phosphate, you support energy transfer processes within the plant, which is crucial for various cellular activities, including growth and nutrient uptake.

    2. Cellular Structure and DNA Synthesis: Phosphorus is essential for the formation of DNA, RNA, and other cellular structures. Adequate phosphate levels contribute to healthy cell division and DNA synthesis in plants, promoting overall growth and development.

    3. Root Development and Nutrient Absorption: Phosphorus plays a vital role in root development and function. It enhances the formation of root hairs, increasing the surface area for nutrient absorption. With sufficient phosphate, plants can efficiently take up essential nutrients from the substrate.

    4. Flowering and Reproduction: Phosphorus is involved in the process of flower and seed development in plants. Adequate phosphate levels encourage the production of vibrant and healthy flowers, contributing to the reproductive success of flowering aquatic plants in your aquarium.

    5. Photosynthesis Support: Phosphorus is a component of ATP and also plays a role in the photosynthesis process. By ensuring an adequate supply of phosphate, you support the synthesis of ATP and contribute to the efficient conversion of light energy into chemical energy, fueling the photosynthetic activities of plants.

    6. Enhanced Coloration: Phosphorus contributes to the synthesis of pigments in plants, influencing their coloration. Maintaining an appropriate phosphate level can enhance the vibrancy and intensity of colors in aquatic plant leaves, providing a visually appealing display in your aquarium.

    7. Algae Control Through Plant Competition: Similar to nitrate, phosphorus can be a resource that plants compete for against algae. Providing sufficient phosphate to support plant growth helps create a competitive environment, where plants can outcompete algae for nutrients, contributing to natural algae control.

    It's important to note that, like nitrate, maintaining a balance with phosphate levels is crucial. Excessive phosphate can lead to issues such as algae overgrowth, so regular monitoring and adjustment are recommended to keep phosphate levels within the desired range for optimal plant health and aquarium balance.

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