Tantora catappa bark is bark from the sea almond tree, which is also known for its catappa leaves. The bark has many advantages in the aquarium. The bark protects against harmful bacteria and infections, protects the mucous membrane, and promotes the vitality of aquarium animals. Catappa bark also naturally lowers the pH value of aquarium water. This is due to the same substances as in catappa leaves, tannins.
This product is safe for all aquarium animals. «Prevention is better than cure» is very important in an aquarium. It is very difficult to detect certain diseases, especially in shrimps and crayfish. When they arise it is often too late for the entire group.
1 bag contains +/- 20 grams of catappa bark (+/- 8 strips), measuring approximately 8 cm. Each piece of bark is sufficient for 125 L of aquarium water and releases antibacterial substances for 2 months. Once the piece of bark has worn off, it can simply remain where it is. Catappa bark contributes to a natural appearance of the aquarium and also serves as a natural hiding place.