Layout & Maintenance Tool

“Glass no Naka no Daishizen” – the planted aquarium collection was published in 1992.
In this book, Amano states, “Tweezers are essential to create a beautiful planted aquarium”. Then he emphasizes how important it is to use tools skillfully for better layouts.
Through those ages, he worked on designing tools specialized for aquatic plants as a user himself. ADA layout tools have been evolved to highly professional tools for each application since then. In the world of passion, we don’t compromise in tools.
The true quality will show as using the tool for long period of time..

Trimming Scissors

Pro-Scissors Spring

A compact Pro-Scissors Spring is the perfect tool for pruning Willow moss on the driftwood and for trimming off Eleochalis acicularis and Echinodorus tenellus individually in a small size aquarium. Please select the blade type, Straight or Curve, according to your needs. To close the scissors, push the handles in.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-049 Pro-Scissors Spring (Straight type) 2015 160
2 106-050 Pro-Scissors Spring (Curve type) 2015 160

Pro-Scissors Short

This is a pair of short scissors designed for precutting plants before planting, and pruning of the plants near the water surface. Please select the blade type, Straight or Curve, according to your needs. Straight type is good for cutting thick stem and Curve type is good for trimming low water plants.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-051 Pro-Scissors Short (Straight type) 2015 170
2 106-052 Pro-Scissors Short (Curve type) 2015 170

Pro-Scissors Wave

The Wave is used for various ways, such as detail trimming with high angle in small tank, and trimming in large area with low angle and trimming for foreground.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-056 Pro-Scissors Wave 2015 200

Trimming Scissors

The special scissors developed for pruning the luxuriant stemmed plants. These stylish unique design scissors are functional and easily handled in the aquarium. There are two types of different blade, Straight type and Curve type. Please select one according to your needs.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-047 Trimming Scissors (Straight type) 2015 255
2 106-048 Trimming Scissors (Curve type) 2015 255

Pro-Scissors Force

Pro-Scissors Force has uniquely curved blades. It functionally transmits the user’s grabbing power to the blades. Thick leaves and stems of the fern can be easily cut with this scissors. It allows to cut leaves and stem of hard Anubias that was difficult to trim by conventional trimming scissors.der.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-057 Pro-Scissors Force 2015 270

Pro-Scissors

Pro-Scissors are professional model of the trimming scissors. By getting both Pro-Scissors and Trimming Scissors lined up, it is possible to deal with the various layout style trimming. Two sizes, M and L are available. They are longer than Trimming Scissors and good for deepwater, large size tank.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-053 Pro-Scissors M 2015 305
2 106-054 Pro-Scissors L 2015 355

Pro-Scissors Nude

The Pro-Scissors Nude in an unique form with the curved handles and blades. Even plants near the stones can be pruned easily.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-055 Pro-Scissors Nude 2015 320
Pinsettes

Pinsettes Series

They are the tweezers for professional use that focus on the spring strength, accuracy of tip part, and easy-to-handle length. Pinsettes are must-have item to make an elaborate layout. They are designed in the most suitable shape for Nature Aquarium to plant around stone, driftwood or space between aquatic plants easily.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-040 Pinsettes Series S 2015 160
2 106-041 Pinsettes Series M 2015 210
3 106-042 Pinsettes Series L 2015 270
4 106-043 Pinsettes Series XL 2015 300

Pro-Pinsettes Grip type

They are suitable pinsettes for Cryptocoryne and Echinodorus. The tip part is wider and thicker than normal Pinsettes and it can hold the plant stems tightly as grip on the tip is wider. Please select according to your preference depending on the shape of aquatic plants.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-044 Pro-Pinsettes Grip type S 2015 210
2 106-045 Pro-Pinsettes Grip type M 2015 260
3 106-046 Pro-Pinsettes Grip type L 2015 310
Maintenance Tool

Bottom Release

Bottom Release is a special tool to insert Iron Bottom and Multi Bottom into the substrate. With a help of Bottom Release, the fertilizer can be inserted deeply in the substrate. Please inject the additional nutrition deeply in the substrate so that it can provide the supplement for roots effectively.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 104-100 Bottom Release 375

Pro Razor

This is a scraper to remove algae on the aquarium glass surface. Its handle can be extended with an optional Extender for the use in a large size tank. Also, Pro Razor Mini is for small tank and narrow space of aquarium. The replacement of blade is necessary once it is getting hard to remove algae.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-059 Pro Razor Mini 2015 260
2 106-058 Pro Razor 2015 400
3 106-110 Extender 410
106-122 Replacement Blade for Pro-Razor (2 pcs)
106-155 Replacement Blade for Pro-Razor Mini (2 pcs)

Sand Flattener

Sand Flattener is a special tool to make the substrate flat and neat. Not only for the aquarium setup, it is also convenient for making up a disordered substrate surface after the water change. It makes substrate flat using large or small end part.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-030 Sand Flattener 2015 270

Pro Picker

Pro Picker is a tool to remove algae stuck on the driftwood and stones. Even the black beard type algae can be scraped off without trouble. It can remove the algae in a tight spot where toothbrush or nail cannot reach, such as the end of driftwood or the spot on stone.

No Article Code Item Length(mm)
1 106-143 Pro Picker 175
Maintenance Stand

Maintenance Stand Clear Type A

Maintenance Stand Clear is made of transparent acrylic with high clarity. It gives an image as if all the stored goods – layout tools, liquid fertilizers and AP Glass, are floating in the air. Type A has a storage space for Tower.

* The picture shows a complete set image. Shown liquid fertilizers, fish food, and layout tools are optional.

Article Code Size (mm)
101-216 W300×D200×H700

Maintenance Stand Clear Type B

Maintenance Stand Clear Type B has shelves for smaller accessories, instead of storing Tower. You can store Nature Aquarium Goods neatly and have access to necessary goods quickly. It also shows up your aquarium surrounding design.

* The picture shows a complete set image. Shown liquid fertilizers, fish food, and layout tools are optional.

Article Code Size (mm)
101-217 W300×D200×H700

Maintenance Stand Tree

It has an elegant slender form, yet, provides a great stability and functionality. Aquarium maintenance goods, such as maintenance tool, AP Glass, liquid fertilizer, additives are stored neatly. It can be placed even in a small space or right next to aquarium cabinet.

* The picture shows a complete set image. Shown liquid fertilizers, fish food, and layout tools are optional.

Article Code Size (mm)
101-220 W224×D190×H900

Maintenance Stand Ⅰ

It is a stylish stainless steel stand where you can place a variety of Nature Aquarium Goods. Keep the maintenance tools, liquid fertilizers and AP Glass all in one place, neatly on the table or cabinet.

* The picture shows a complete set image. Shown liquid fertilizers, fish food, and layout tools are optional.

Article Code Size (mm)
101-212 W166×D150×H330
Layout Goods

Riccia Stone

It is a layout goods to tie Riccia or Willow moss and makes a carpet of plants on the substrate. The substrate is easily paved with the flat shape Riccia Stone. The flat shape is easy to spread and it matches on substrate.

Article Code
106-031

Riccia Line

Riccia Line is a special thread to fix Riccia on the stones and driftwood. The green color thread is barely-noticeable in the aquarium. Also, it is available to fix moss on stones, which is difficult to attach.

Article Code  Item
106-032 Riccia Line 50m roll

Moss Cotton

Moss Cotton is a special thread to tie and fix moss on driftwood. In a quite dark green color similar to that of Willow moss and it will naturally biodegrade after Willow moss has taken root to the driftwood or rock.

Article Code Item
106-033  Moss Cotton 200m roll

Wood Tight

Wood Tight is a vinyl covered wire, temporarily fix ferns and Anubias until the plant spreads their roots on the driftwood. The brown wire is barely-noticeable in the aquarium layout. After fixing water plants, it is easy to cut and remove by scissors.

Article Code Item
106-034  Wood Tight 10m roll
Cleaning Goods

Superge

Superge is a detergent removing the algae stuck on the glass items. Pollen Glass and Lily Pipe become clean in a Superge solution after being soaked for a certain period.

Article Code Item
102-911 300ml

Clean Bottle

This is a plastic bottle for soaking small glass items with Superge solution. You can make a proper cleaning solution easily by filling the water up to the level of the bottle shoulder, and adding a capful of Superge.

Article Code
102-901

Tube Brush

This is a special brush for cleaning the glass items such as Lily Pipe. The dirt hardly cleaned by Superge can be removed with the Tube Brush. Three size set is only available.

Article Code Item
102-921 S, M, L set

Spring Washer

This is a new type of glass washing brush with a flexible wire. Even New Lily Pipe is easily cleaned. Small brush that fits curved pipe and flexible coil-like wire are equipped.

No Article Code Item
1 102-928 SS (for 10 diameter pipe)
2 102-927 S(smaller than 13 diameter pipe)
3 1102-926 M (larger than 17 diameter pipe)