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Catappa Leaves are great for most tanks. Below you will find all the benefits to these leaves.
Relieve Stress in Shrimp and Fish
Creates a more nature habitat for fish and shrimp.
Allows micro film to form for shrimp to eat.
Enhances colors in Shrimp and some fish.
Stimulates breeding for shrimp.
The tannins that are released as they break down have anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
Why Tantora’s Catappa Leaves are better than others available?
1. Tantora’s Catappa Leaves were collected within 24 hours after they fell. 2. Tantora’s Catappa Leaves were cleaned by hand. 3. Tantora’s Catappa Leaves dont have any fungus spots. 4. Tantora’s Catappa Leaves are flat, not crumbled, and are easy to store.
Each leaf has been put through hygienic cleaning process. Well-selected only smooth surface leaves and easy to store.
The leaves come in 3 sizes suitable for different sizes of tanks. Nano size suits to smaller tanks. Recommend using 1 leaf per 2-4G Medium size (Leave size : 4”-7” ) suits to medium size tanks. Recommend using 1 leaf per 8-10G. XL size ( Leave size : 7”-12”) suits to larger tanks. Recommend using 1 leaf per 15G.
Instructions: First, choose leaf size that suits to the size of your tank and water volume. After putting the leaf into the tank, it will gradually release substances benefits to fish and shrimps. The water may turn yellowish and eventually light brown while tannis is released. The leaf will sink to the bottom of the tank within 24 hours and will soften after a few days, beneficial bacteria will consume the leave which will be nutritious organic food for shrimp.
Tip : For shrimp breeders who’d like to feed their shrimp with Catappa leaves without tannis darkening the water, try putting boiling the leaves for 10-20 minutes before putting it in the tank. Best to have a few leafs at a time in different stages of decay.