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API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer

Provide your underwater pets with a beautiful aquatic environment using this Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer. Each tablet contains essential nutrients to stimulate plant growth in your freshwater aquarium. This fertilizer is rich in iron to ensure strong roots.
Overall rating:
3.2 / 5
3.2
 / 
5
(5 reviews) 5
3 of 5(60%)customers recommend this product.
Reviews for API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer
Review 1 for API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews

Great product! Use it Correctly!

January 23, 2014
by CProd
fromArkansas & Florida
What is your gender?M
How many pets do you have?5 or more
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Weekly
Effectiveness 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews
Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews
Ease of Use 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews
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Easy to use. Just push down the proper amount of tabs in your substrate like the directions say, and that's it. I like to use these because I currently don't want to deal with a CO2 setup and this helps my plants get the nutrients they need without clouding my water. I would try a liquid form of supplement but I have carbon activated filter media, and I feel that would in turn negate the use of supplements just being added straight to the water. Overall, love it! Try it and for peat sake, follow the directions (you must put tabs down into the substrate!).
+1point
1of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5 5 reviews

Messy

November 15, 2012
by Hannah8890
fromTexas
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?3
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Monthly
Effectiveness 
1 / 5
1 / 5 5 reviews
Quality 
4 / 5
4 / 5 5 reviews
Ease of Use 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews
I buried these in my gravel and the next morning my water was brown and smelly. I will never buy again. I wasted 10$ on this and it didnt do anything but make "tea" out if my water
-6points
0of 6voted this as helpful.
Review 3 for API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews

Essential for any planted tank with low lighting

August 10, 2012
by zunedog31
fromVA
What is your gender?M
How many pets do you have?5 or more
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Monthly
Effectiveness 
4 / 5
4 / 5 5 reviews
Quality 
4 / 5
4 / 5 5 reviews
Ease of Use 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews
My lighting is not the best so I use these and liquid ferts to keep it going. This stuff works great! The poster below me likely just dropped the tab in the tank and walked away. You have to press these into the soil and not mess with them and they will not do anything to your water quality.
These are pretty expensive but they do work in my experience.
+3points
3of 3voted this as helpful.
Review 4 for API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5 5 reviews

Decent Product if used properly

August 9, 2012
by KalDaka
fromSudbury, On
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?5 or more
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Monthly
Effectiveness 
3 / 5
3 / 5 5 reviews
Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews
Ease of Use 
5 / 5
5 / 5 5 reviews
Very easy to use product that definitely benefits root feeding plants like swords and lotus. Wouldn't do much for water column feeders such as Java fern, hornwort, or other floating plants. Make sure the tab is completely covered by substrate or it may cause some cloudiness.
+4points
4of 4voted this as helpful.
Review 5 for API Root Tabs Aquarium Plant Fertilizer
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5 5 reviews

Do not get this!!!

March 14, 2012
by Bettadude
fromFleetwood PA
What is your gender?M
How many pets do you have?4
How often do you shop at PetSmart?A few times a year
Effectiveness 
1 / 5
1 / 5 5 reviews
Quality 
1 / 5
1 / 5 5 reviews
Ease of Use 
1 / 5
1 / 5 5 reviews
I got this product for my java fern. It mad the water really cloudy, dirty, and smelly. It's also cost way to much for ten lil tabs. :-(
-29points
4of 37voted this as helpful.