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Indian Almond Leaves For Sale + Free Shipping

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Indian Almond Leaves For Sale + Free Shipping

Post by bettawan on Sat 30 Jul 2011 - 13:36

Hi All,

If anyone is interested we have just gathered quite a few freshly fallen Indian Almond Leaves. Prices are very reasonable and include shipping via airmail from Thailand. PM me for more information if interested.

We have always used Indian Almond Leaves for conditioning and care of our Bettas. They are believed to aid the fish in a number of ways, they increase fertility, health, and vigour. Reduce Ph in water, aid in the recovery of diseased/damaged fish and the tannin quickly colours the water.

Aquarists also use Indian Almond Leaves to mimic the natural conditions of their fish in their aquaria. Simply adding Indian Almond Leaves ( IAL ) to your aqurium will release compounds by the leaves which alter the chemistry of the water, making the aquarium more similar to the habitat from which the fish hails.

Studies have shown that Indian Almond Leaves leache many beneficial substances and not only tannins when submerged in water. When soaked in water these leaves will leach a strong brown tea colour dye that is full of organic acids like humic acids and tannic acids. These may be useful for inhibiting many types of bacteria as well as to detoxify harmful heavy metals found in the aquarium.

They are known to have anti-fungal and anti-bacteria properties. By just putting a few of the leaves into their tank Betta Splendins can be induced to spawn. By adding the leaves in their quarantine tank, fish suffering finrot or injuries (such as spawning injuries) will definitely benefit from having the leaves in there. Southeastern Asia, betta breeders usually add a dried leaf into their breeding tanks to provide a surface for the bubblenest and to leach substances that protect the fry from diseases. As the leaves decay, they also provide detritus to grow extract-resistant infusoria for the babies.

Besides Betta's, Indian Almond leaves are also ideal for discus, gouramis, killiefish, tetras, arrowana’s, angelfish, South American dwarf cichlids, corys, plecos, some rasboras some cat-fishes and crustaceans, shrimp love these leaves.

Jeff & Wan


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