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Inspired by the ibons of Pyrenees, this riverbed provides a mix of light sand and dark gravels and pebbles to create a high contrast bed that brings a moody ambiance to your aquarium.


If you’re looking to create a unique and striking aquatic environment, our Ibon substrate is the perfect choice. Inspired by the high mountain rivers and streams of the Pyrenees, this substrate features a mix of light sand, dark gravels, and smooth cool pebbles that have been worn by the water over time. The result is a beautiful and high-contrast bed that brings a sense of drama and intrigue to your aquarium.

Not only is this substrate visually stunning, it’s also 100% natural and non-toxic, making it a safe and healthy choice for your aquatic pets. And while it does slightly affect water hardness, it’s easy to manipulate and spread in your aquarium, making it a convenient choice for aquascapers of all skill levels.

Whether you’re looking to create a biotope inspired by the ibons of Pyrenees or simply want to add a touch of drama and contrast to your aquarium, our Ibon substrate is sure to inspire and delight nature creators. Available in bags of 2 and 5kg, this substrate is suitable for any type of design and is sure to be a highlight of your aquatic environment.

  • Color: Light sand, dark gravels, and pebbles, creating a high contrast bed.
  • Material: Sands, gravels, and pebbles inspired by high mountain rivers and streams.
  • Size mix: 0.1cm to 5cm.
  • Water hardness: Slightly affects water hardness.
  • Packaging: Available in 2 & 5kg bags.
  • Inspired by the ibons of Pyrenees, Spain and France
  • Creates a high-contrast bed with light sand and dark gravels and pebbles
  • Designed to bring stark contrast to green plants and generate a moody ambiance
  • Suitable for any type of design
  • Ibon can be used in both aquatic and terrarium environments, as a standalone substrate or mix with other sands, gravels, and other riverbeds.
  • Pre-washed for your convenience, can be use without rinse.
  • You can gently pass a net over the water surface to remove any floating particles.
  • The arbitrary distribution of the bag content creates a natural Riverbed impression with random densities and content mix, resulting in an easy, fun, and impressive way to create a true slice of nature.
  • These Riverbeds are suitable for everyone, from the newbie to the professional nature creator, and can be used to achieve outstanding results.
  • You don’t need any special skills or tools to manipulate and spread the Riverbed in your aquarium or terrarium, making it an accessible and non-invasive way to enhance the natural look of your aquatic or terrestrial environment.
  • Riverbeds are made from 100% natural and non-toxic materials.
  • Safe for fish, shrimps, and other aquatic animals.


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No orders will be shipped between March 30 and April 20, 2023 due to warehouse improvements, changes, and upgrades. Any order placed during that time will be fulfilled during the week of April 24-28.

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