Catappabladeren are since long time well known to the breeders of tropical fish. Ketapang leaves (Catappabladeren) of the almond tree and have many good properties and offer a completely natural solution against skin and vinproblemen in fish. Also work this leaves preventive against the beschimmelen of eggs and prevent stress in fish and shrimp.
Catappabladeren work preventive against various fish diseases such as: - head disease, eye problems, Parasites, Sluimhuid diseases, fin rot, Bacterial infections and Wounds.
Catappabladeren are commonly used to fishing, to encourage laying eggs. By the Catappabladeren to the aquarium to add, gradually organic substances in the water such as tannic acid. The released chemicals inhibit the development of fungi and get rid of even the water of heavy metals.
The leaves offer many benefits for Betta's, dwergcichliden and Loricariidae. For the use in shrimp aquaria, the leaves are also very interesting, because they have a good food source for shrimp. The organic material is like the shrimp eaten. Also, the leaves stay long stable and this is there for quite some time, nutrition for the shrimp. Thanks to the many active substances would be the results many times higher, because the risk of loss due to diseases and poisons is reduced.
The Catappabladeren give including tannic acid, thereby reducing the water slightly brown.
The leaves are also decorative good to use as bedding in a Discus - or South-america biotope aquarium.
||1 sheet per 30 Litres
||5, 10 or 25
In nature, it is true that once you get 1 leaf on the ground, you can also see there is more. For the most natural effect, so the best clusters are made of this "fallen leaves". Also, use a different bladformaten by each other for the best effect!