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Elemental Trace

Elemental Trace

Regular price $23.99 CAD
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Shipping & Returns

**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 trace elements to your aquarium provides a range of benefits for aquatic plants:

    1. Enzyme Activation: Trace elements, including micronutrients such as zinc, copper, and manganese, act as cofactors for various enzymes in plants. These enzymes play crucial roles in metabolic processes, promoting efficient nutrient utilization, and supporting overall plant health.

    2. Cellular Processes: Trace elements are involved in essential cellular processes such as respiration, photosynthesis, and DNA synthesis. By supplying a diverse array of trace elements, you ensure that plants have the necessary components to carry out these vital functions, contributing to their growth and development.

    3. Prevention of Deficiency Symptoms: Each trace element plays a specific role in plant physiology, and deficiencies can manifest as distinct symptoms. Supplementing trace elements helps prevent deficiency-related issues such as leaf discoloration, distortion, or stunted growth, ensuring optimal plant appearance and function.

    4. Enhanced Nutrient Uptake: Some trace elements facilitate the absorption of other nutrients by plants. For example, iron, though often considered a micronutrient, plays a critical role in nutrient uptake. By ensuring a balanced supply of trace elements, you support the overall nutrient absorption efficiency of aquatic plants.

    5. Diverse Plant Species Support: Different plant species may have varying requirements for trace elements. Providing a comprehensive mix of trace elements accommodates the specific needs of a diverse range of aquatic plants, promoting the well-being of the entire plant community in your aquarium.

    6. Resistance to Stress: Trace elements contribute to the plant's ability to withstand environmental stressors, such as changes in water parameters or fluctuations in lighting. Plants with adequate trace element levels are generally more resilient and better equipped to cope with varying conditions.

    7. Reproductive Success: Trace elements play a role in flower and seed development, supporting the reproductive success of flowering aquatic plants. This is particularly important for hobbyists interested in encouraging the propagation of plants through natural means.

    8. Algae Competition and Control: Similar to other essential nutrients, maintaining a balance with trace elements supports robust plant growth, creating a competitive environment against algae. Healthy and actively growing plants can outcompete algae for resources, contributing to natural algae control.

    It's essential to use a reputable aquarium plant fertilizer that includes a balanced mix of trace elements. Regular water testing and observation of plant health will help you adjust the supplementation to meet the specific needs of your aquarium and its inhabitants.

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