Vendeur: alh185 (21.544) 100%, Lieu où se trouve: Hawick, Borders, Lieu de livraison: Europe, Numéro de l'objet: 222177865370 Brand: Unbranded, Item Subtype: Catappa Leaves, Item Type: Water Treatment & Cleaning, MPN: AWF050004, Les Détails: 10 SMALL INDIAN ALMOND (CATAPPA) LEAVESYou would be buying 10 Small Indian Almond Leaves in a resealable polythene bag. These sun dried Indian Almond leaves are approx.10 - 17cms (4 - 7") long and are ideal for use in the smaller aquarium and Nano tanks. This makes them suitable for South American dwarf cichlids such as Apistos, Nannacara etc., Bettas, Killifish, Shrimps etc. ( Also known as Tropical Almond Leaves, Sweet Almond Leaves, Wild Almond Leaves, Sea Almond Leaves, Catappa Leaves, Java Almond Leaves, Ketapang Leaves ) Scientific Name: Terminalia Catappa Leaves Indian almond leaves are widely used to lower pH and condition the aquarium water to stimulate breeding and promote health and vitality in fish such as Bettas, Discus, Angels etc. Shrimps also appreciate the leaves and like to feed on the nutritious leaf once it softens in the water. You can add the leaf directly into the tank or they may be boiled and the extract added to the tank. Other Benefits include: Lowering the pH of the water Simulating black water conditions, which is the natural environment for the certain tropical fish and shrimps. Helping to prevent bacterial and fungal infections and to speed up the healing of damaged fins etc. Adding beneficial trace elements to the water Aiding the development of strong bones, teeth and scales They contain tannins which have anti-bacterial & anti-fungal properties Helping to maintain healthy water conditions Recommended use: One leaf per 25 - 40 litres of aquarium water. Discard once the leaf starts to break down and replace with a new leaf. It is always advisable to rinse with clean water before adding to the aquarium.