Water Plants With Used Aquarium Water

Aquarium wastewater makes fantastic, nitrogen-rich plant food.


| October/November 2014



Freshwater Aquarium

Don’t throw that used aquarium water away! You plants will love the nutritious boost.


Photo by Fotolia/Sergii Figurnyi

If you have an aquarium, consider the value of the wastewater you siphon off every time you clean it. One of the best things you can do with this nutrient-rich fish water is to offer it to your plants, both indoors and out. Organic, nitrogen-rich aquarium wastewater can give your plants a nutritious boost any time of the year. Plus, it’s already diluted, so you won’t have to worry about it burning your plants.

Sheryl Normandeau
Calgary, Alberta





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