Peat Moss Ingredients?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Substrates - Gravel, Sand' started by 75g Discus Tank, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. 75g Discus Tank

    75g Discus TankFishlore VIPMember

    Hello Fellow Fishlorians!

    My Lowe's has a ton of peat moss, but it says that it's made of 99% Canadian peat moss and 1% of fertilizers and "Wetting agent".

    Is it safe for my blackwater build?
  2. Iverg1

    Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    That depends what fish are there I’m guessing probley safe for whatever fish it says it’s designed for on the package
  3. psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    No, it has a wetting agent. Not fish safe.
  4. Iverg1

    Iverg1Well Known MemberMember


    Ok I didn’t know that can you explain why it’s not fish safe plz
  5. psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    A wetting agent is toxic for fish. They make peat moss for fish, it's 100 % organic.

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