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Armour + Gel (250ml)
Contains Chitosan, filtered water, essential Amino acids, together with a Superabsorbent polymer. Our Armour+ gel which will slow release moisture/nutrients in a more effective way than water. Chitosan/is a linear polysaccharide composed of randomly distributed β-(1→4) linked D-glucosamine (deacetylated unit) and N-acteyl D-glucosamine (acetylated unit).Chitosan is produced commercially by deacetylation of chitin, which is the structural element in the exoskeleton of arthapods such as crustaceans (e.g., crabs, lobsters and shrimps) and insects. it may be compared with the protein Keratin.
Chitosan is a benefical additive which can be used when rearing rhinoceros/stag beetle larvae as it will help you produce large adults with thicker/longer horns and strong exoskeletons by adding extra nutritional value to your substrate.
Chitosan is also a biopesticide which helps your substrate to keep away fungal/bacterial infections. Amino acids have been added to this supplement to give even more nutritional value.
How to Use:
Armour + gel is very convenient and ready to use, spread a thin layer on the bottom of your enclosure during a substrate change, Armour + Gel has been mixed with a superabsorbent polymer which will slow release moisture/nutrients as the substrate dries out and also helps to prevent drowning in the case of overwatering. This product is also very helpful if you are going on holiday and wont be home to spray your larvaes enclosures.
Please note our substrates contain enough nutrients to produce large individuals these additives are for the breeder who is trying to get the very best specimen possible. Also note anyone suffering from shellfish allergy should be careful not to consume this product.
The ingredients for our Armor+ gel is sourced directly from the manufacturers based in the United Kingdom whose additives have been produced to the strictest guidelines in the best possible facility. We make sure that no additional harmful ingredients are present as similar products may contain "bulking" agents and other ingredients which are not useful for our purposes. A strong emphasis is always placed on the quality of our products and services.
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