Online Discount Pet Supplies & Toys For All Animals
1-714-361-6142
Buy today, ships today
Free shipping on orders over $75
40,000 pet products
Buy today,
ships today
We promise to ship your order as fast as humanly possible. In fact, 99% of orders placed before 2 pm EST (M-F) ship the same day! Learn More
FREE Shipping on
Orders Over $75
Standard ground shipping (1-7 business days) starts at a low $5.99 and most orders over $75 ship FREE. Learn More
40,000 Pet Products
We carry over 40,000 pet-related products for every pet in your home. We stock all the popular products you’ll find in your local pet store, but sell them for less! See Specials
0
Your cart is currently empty.
Home » Aquarium Supplies  » Freshwater Supplies  » Freshwater Supplements  »  Kent Marine Discus Essential 8 oz.
Kent Marine Discus Essential 8 oz.

Kent Marine Discus Essential 8 oz.

Average Rating 5 2
Write A Review
Product Review
We value your opinion & experience
Thank you for taking the time to review our products!

This is a Product Review for: Kent Marine Discus Essential 8 oz.
Name to display on the review:
Location (ex: Anaheim, CA):
Your experience level:
How would you rate this product?
Review Title:
Write your review:
(Please focus on product quality and performance)
Out of Stock
Item #:
KM5691
Quantity:
Was: $6.49
You Save: $3.24 (49%)
$3.25
Notify Me
Just enter your email address below and we'll let you know when the product you are looking for becomes available!


Item Code:
Price:
Your Email:
Add to Cart or Notify Me
This item is temporarily unavailable but will be back in stock soon.


Item #
Price:
Click the Add To Cart button below if you'd like to reserve this item today. Any other items included in your order will be immediately processed and shipped. We will ship this item separately as soon as it arrives. We will not charge you for this item until it ships and you will incur no additional shipping charges.
Enter your email address in the field below and click the Notify Me button if you'd like us to send you an email when this item becomes available. Although you will be immediately notified when we have stock on hand, we will not reserve any units for you; you must return to our website and place an order.


FREE Shipping Promo
PetStore.com offers FREE standard ground shipping via UPS on orders of $75 or more for orders containing non-sale items (orders which do not qualify for our FREE shipping promotion will still be shipped at a discounted rate). All orders, including those that qualify for our FREE shipping promotion, are subject to shipping insurance charges at the rate of $0.35 per $100.00 increment for orders shipped via UPS ground service (a minimum of $0.35 per box will be charged for insuring shipments).

Terms and Exclusions:
  • Offer valid only on orders shipping within the contiguous United States. Orders sent to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam or other US Territories will not qualify for this promotion.

  • PetStore.com's FREE shipping promotion does not include products sent in oversized or particularly heavy boxes. This may include but is not limited to chillers, external water pumps, metal halide magnetic ballasts, DIY kits and substrate/sand. These items may still be subject to additional shipping insurance and special handling charges. Should shipping surcharges apply, they will be noted on individual product pages and also displayed in the PetStore.com shipping cart. We will, however, pay a portion of the shipping charges for these orders.

  • Shipping surcharges, such as shipping insurance and special handling are NOT covered under the PetStore.com FREE shipping promotion.

  • Shipping charges for returned merchandise is non-refundable. Please read Petstore.com's Return Policy for more information
These exclusions are necessary in order for us to be able to offer this type of promotion to our customers. We do our best to discount shipping as much as possible to make buying items from our online store easy and affordable.

Kent Marine Discus Essential 8 oz. Information


Product Manuals & Documentation

Description:
Color and vigor of fish can be negatively affected by lack of trace minerals. Kent Discus Essential replaces biologically important trace minerals which are used by fish and plants and removed through filtration in discus aquaria. Discus Essential will provide color and vigor without use of dangerous hormones! It contains no detrimental heavy metals, phosphates, nitrates, or silicates.

Directions:
Add one teaspoon (one capful) per 30 gallons of tank capacity every week. Use Kent Freshwater Plant Supplement also, in heavily planted aquaria.

Considerations for use:
If using reverse osmosis, deionized or distilled water, first use Kent R/O Right to replace major and minor elements removed during purification process and create artificial river water. If using tap water, or after making artificial water with R/O Right, use this product, Discus Essential, to restore trace minerals lost due to carbon, resin and other filtration, and absorbed by fish and plants.

This product will not affect alkalinity, pH or water hardness. You must adjust pH separately, and use R/O Right to increase total dissolved solids (i.e. GH), if required. Kent pH STABLE will increase alkalinity (i.e. KH) and help maintain a stable pH.

A word about carbon use - carbon, resin products, and pad filters will remove trace minerals! (Contrary to information many companies claim!) We recommend you use carbon etc. for several days, then remove it. Then, dose the tank with Discus Essential to replace those minerals adsorbed. To conserve carbon, simply reduce your use to the amount necessary to clear the water. Use carbon again when water starts to turn yellow.

New Kent Expert Series Organics Adsorption Resin is a revolutionary soft snow white resin that turns dark brown as it adsorbs organics. Unlike any other filtration medium, it does not remove trace minerals, is regenerable over and over with common table salt, and can be left in the tank continuously!

Contents:
Inorganic mineral salts of aluminum, boron, bromine, calcium, chromium, chlorine, cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, lithium, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, potassium, selenium, sodium, strontium, sulfur, vanadium, and zinc in a base containing deionized water and EDTA.

Precautions:
Not for human consumption. For Aquarium/Ornamental fish use only. Not for fish used for human consumption. Keep out of reach of children!




Manufacturer Info

Kent Marine Aquarium Supplies
Kent Marine was established by aquatic hobbyists who saw a need for products that aid the user in creating the most natural enclosed marine and freshwater environment possible. From vitamin and mineral supplements to nutritional products and filter media, Kent Marine set the benchmark and was one of the first in the aquatic industry to provide these unique solutions. For the past 15 years, Kent Marine has been committed to providing effective ways to keep beautiful, healthy aquariums. Through continuous research, testing and development, new products like salt mix, scrapers and reverse osmosis filtration were brought into the Kent Marine family.

Kent Marine Discus Essential 8 oz. Reviews



Average Rating
(2 reviews)
Sort Reviews By:


Kent Marine Essentials

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 11/16/2009 from LUSBY, MD UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: My fish are healthy and happy and I saw a noticed difference in my aquarium. I added it to my water changes and the color in the water looks better.The readings are more vivid as to what levels I have in the aquarium. The fish are swimming better and I feel better knowing I use this to give them what they need to stay healthy and happy!


Did you find this review helpful? Yes No




It's, well, essential

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 3/20/2009 from EUGENE, OR UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I use RO water exclusively doing large water changes daily with spawning Discus pairs and fry. It wouldn't work if I didn't add back the necessary salts (RO RIght) and minerals (Discus essentials). Fine product in my opinion as my animals are healthy and strong.


5 of 5 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No


Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy © 1999-2015 PetStore.com. All rights reserved.