Arag-Alive - You can now bring the worlds most exotic reefs into your home with CaribSeas Arag-Alive substrates. It is developed from CaribSeas cooperation with public aquariums and zoological parks, where authenticity is a must. Arag-Alive helps maintain a proper pH for the life of your aquarium without the constant addition of chemicals, and creates a biological balance to discourage nuisance algae. Arag-Alive contains millions of bacteria per pound specially engineered for aggressive waste reduction in closed systems like your aquarium. Arag-Alive is engineered to suppress new tank syndrome and compress the ammonia cycle. It begins to cycle your aquarium instantly. In fact, independent labs prove Arag-Alive cycles your aquarium days faster than other brands.