PPS Systems

Perpetual Preservation SystemTM

The most accurate Aquatic plant fertilizers



PPS-Pro system is very easy to use and is the least expensive system in comparison to any other fertilizer. It is designed especially for aquascapers who want a system that is performing well, doesn’t need testing and tweaking and also works with all lights and substrates, no water changes and large water changes. Entirely 100% planted aquariums with reasonable fish load.

Chemicals: Can be
from any supplier of choice.
Digital scale: Can be
from eBay, Office Depot, Staples, etc. very inexpensive, just a basic one in grams.
Bottles: Find some used two same size bottles, plastic or glass. Soft drink, Coke, shampoo etc.
Formula: We use
PPS-Pro Solutions Recipe Calculator to find chemicals going into each bottle. Download here

Example of 1 litre bottles.
Pour into bottle #1, 59 grams of K2SO4, 65 grams of KNO3, 6 grams of KH2PO4 and 41 grams of MgSO4.
Pour into bottle #2, 80 grams of dry Trace Element mix.
Fill up both bottles with soft water to the 1 litre size and shake. Wait over night until dissolved.

Testing: We do not test
for water parameters on settled aquariums. There is no need when levels become consistent.
Dosing: The proper
quantity is 1 ml of each solution per 10 gallon or 40 litre of aquarium size. Dose prior to lights turning on.

   5 gallon or  20 litre dose 10 drops
 10 gallon or  40 litre dose   1 ml
 50 gallon or 200 litre dose   5 ml
100 gallon or 400 litre dose 10 ml