JBL Catappa XL
Tropical almond leaves for freshwater aquariums

  • Caring for fish and invertebrates in freshwater aquariums with conditions close to natural living environment
  • Natural effect of tropical almond leaves: promotes well-being, vitality and spawning readiness
  • Natural water conditioner and protection for mucous membrane, comes from the natural habitat of our aquarium dwellers. Promotes well-being, vitality and spawning readiness. Tanning agents have a compressing effect on the mucous membrane and prevent diseases.
  • Harvested from the tree, cleaned, smoothed and sun-dried
  • Contents: 1 package Catappa XL, 10 leaves, about 23 cm long. To use: 1 leave/50 – 100 l water: active substances are completely released after 1 – 3 weeks
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Product information

Nature at Home – Home for fish and plants
Fish and invertebrates need to feel as much at home in the aquarium as in the wild Transform your aquarium water into biotope-like water to protect your aquarium dwellers. Clean water – optimal water quality. The natural ingredients of the tropical almond leaves (Catappa) have quite a lot of positive properties for aquarium dwellers, tanning agents amongst others. After 1-2 days the leaves sink to the bottom. After 1-3 week the active substances have been completely released. Then a new leaf can be added. Older leaves can be removed or they can stay in the aquarium as additional feed for sucker catfish and shrimps. Keeps permanently when stored dry.

Details

JBL Catappa XL

Art. no.:
2519800
EAN Code:
4014162251985
Content:
10 piece(s)
Range:
1000 l
Volume packaging:
1.48 l
Gross weight:
74 g
Net weight:
26 g
Weight factor:
1000
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
30/290/170 mm

Properties

Animal species: Terrapins, Tropical Terrapins, Turtles, koi, Tetras, Barbels, Danionins, Livebearers, Cichlids - Small “Predators”, Cichlids - Algae Eaters, Cichlids - Large “Predators”, Labyrinth Fish, Goldfish, Veiltails, Catfish, Loaches, Blowfish, Spiny eels & Reedfish, Butterflyfish & Panchaxes, Killifish & Rainbowfish, Juvenile Fish, Silver arowana, Axolotl, Shrimps and dwarf crayfish, Discus fish, Marine fish, Crustaceans, Guppy, fighting fish, Flowerhorn cichlids, shrimps, cichlids: angelfish, discus, snails, molluscs, Axolotl (cool waters), newts (cool waters), sterlets
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Animal age group: All aquarium fish
Volume habitat: 1,000 L
Colour: brown
Dosage: 1 leaf per 50 - 100 l water

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No
Socket designation: 1 leaf per 50 - 100 l water
FAQ
When should Catappa leaves be re-dosed?

The effect of JBL Catappa XL and Nano-Catappa unfolds completely after 1-3 weeks. Shrimps and catfish in particular also like to use the leaf as a food source and nibble at it. Once the leaf is a mere skeleton to the eye, it needs to be removed and re-dosed.

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Laboratories and calculators

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Water Analysis Online Laboratory

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Reference guide (Themeworld)

Diseases

Recognising and treating fish and invertebrate diseases

Deficiency symptoms

Here’s how to prevent deficiency symptoms in fish and plants

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Invertebrate species

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Planning and stock

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Instructions

safety instructions

  • safety instruction for water conditioners
    • Filename:
      safety_instructions_Wasseraufbereitung.pdf
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accessories
Customer reviews

Reviews

Overall rating: 5.0
8 public review(s) for this product.

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8 Reviews in other languages

diskusowner - German
2021-07-10T06:52:54Z

Meine Garnelen lieben diesen Blätter. Als schönes nebenergebnis wirken sich diese noch positiv auf die Wasserwerte aus.


aquascaping.tv - German
2021-07-08T16:43:54Z

Do akwarium z rybami czarnych wód idealny dodatek.Dodatkowo świetnie wspomaga walkę z glonami.


tangelo.shrimps - German
2021-05-06T08:56:13Z

Die Garnelen liebe es. Die Garnelen fressen es über einen Zeitraum von 10 Tagen oder länger, bis sich das Blatt vollständig aufgelöst hat.


Der_Egger - German
2021-05-03T12:17:29Z

Meine Garnelen im Aquarium zerlegen diese Blätter förmlich.

Nachdem die Blätter ins Wasser kommen, dauert das vielleicht 3 Tage bis von den Blättern bis auf das Gerippe nichts mehr zu sehen ist.

Von der Größe her, sind diese Blätter einfach perfekt.

Die freigesetzten Huminstoffe tun ihr übriges für das Tierwohl.


exotic_hive - German
2021-04-25T12:19:10Z

Absolut pflicht in all meinen Becken! Es ist schwer, große und heile Blätter zu erhalten, hier habe ich bisher immer beste Ware erhalten! Vor allem ein gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis


SauerlaenderWelskeller - German
2021-03-31T16:09:56Z

Zur Eingewöhnung bei neuen Tieren im Quarantäne Aquarium kaum wegzudenken!

Wir sind der SauerlaenderWelskeller und betreiben eine kleine aber feine L- Welszucht mit vielen verschiedenen, auch seltenen L- Welsen wie z.B. dem L46 oder dem L333, L236, L354, L600 usw.

Wir benutzen die Catappa XL Seemandelbaumblätter im Quarantänebecken wenn wir z.B. neue Welse eingewöhnen. Neue Tiere, besonders Wildfänge sind sehr anfällig für Krankheiten. Die Catappa XL Seemandelbaumblätter halten die Keimdichte im Quarantänebecken niedrig und stärken das Wohlbefinden der Tiere. Nach ein paar Tagen gehen sie unter und die Tiere können sich zusätzlich auch von ihnen ernähren.

Ich kann sie daher wärmstens weiterempfehlen!


unikatbetta - German
2021-03-19T13:01:41Z

Für meine Zucht ist es absolut wichtig das Seemandelbaumblätter absolut frei von Pilzen, Pestiziden und Bakterien sind deshalb benutze ich dafür nur die JBL Catappa XL Blätter, hatte auch schon andere Seemandelbaumblätter aber die waren sehr oft so belastet das Die Seemnadelbaumblätter sind ein Muss für jeden Kampffisch und Garnelen Halter aber auch für schwache und kranke Tiere, die in Quarantäne müssen, immer eine tolle Zusatz Hilfe.


diskusmummy - German
2021-03-17T11:35:38Z

Super Qualität und optimale Größe für große Aquarien. Seemandelbaumblätter sind nicht nur eine super Naturdeko sondern geben auch wichtige, antibakterielle Huminstoffe ab. Für mich ein Musthave im Südamerika-Aquarium.

Ich habe auf 1000 Liter ca. 12 Blätter bis sie von den Garnelen zerlegt werden.


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