Catappa & Company

07 Mar, 2018

Catappa & Company—
Terrestrial leaves to the aquatic rescue?

By Petra Fitz
Full article in AMAZONAS, May/June 2018

The leaves of Terminalia catappa (variously known as Catappa, Indian Almond, Tropical Almond, Sweet Almond Tree) are becoming increasingly popular among aquarists. The leaves of this tree, originally native to the Western Pacific, release a number of beneficial naturally occuring chemical ingredients into the aquarium. But what do they really do? And are there any alternatives?


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