Seachem American Cichlid Salt

Replicates the natural environment of American Cichlids

At a glance...
  • Blend of salts designed to replicate American waters
  • Contains calcium, magnesium, sodium, and potassium
  • Affects hardness only, does not change alkalinity or pH
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What is Seachem American Cichlid Salt?

Seachem American Cichlid Salt is a chemically sound blend of salts designed to replicate the natural environment of American Cichlids.

It contains all physiologically essential elements such as magnesium, calcium, sodium, potassium, and includes trace components such as iron, aluminum, and iodide.

American Cichlid Salt is formulated so that dosages vary depending on the species’ origin and need only be added when setting up an aquarium or with water changes.

How do I use Seachem American Cichlid Salt?

All doses given for 110L:

  • South American: Use 2.5g (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Central American: Use 1.25g (1/4 teaspoon)

Tips: Use when setting up an aquarium and when making water changes. To add salt to an established tank, base dose on water being changed. Do not use salt when simply replacing evaporated water. It is best to dissolve the salt in freshwater before use.



Magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, potassium sulfate, sodium chloride, aluminium chloride, iron sulfate

Guaranteed Analysis

Amounts per 1 g

Calcium (min) 15.0%
Calcium (max) 17.0%
Magnesium (min) 3.0%
Potassium (min) 6.0%
Sodium (min) 8.0%
Sodium (max) 10.0%
Aluminum (min) 0.90 mg
Iodine (min) 0.02 mg
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