If you've been following our ramblings here at Tannin, you know that we're big fans of natural-looking substrates in biotope-inspired aquariums. Most of the tropical substrates that we've seen in nature are comprised of soils, bits of plants, bark, wood fibers, and other organic materials.
Finally, after a long search, much experimentation, and a lot of patience, we sourced this wonderful coconut-husk-based material that looks, feels, and functions much like the natural substrate materials found in tropical streams and rivers.
"Fundo Tropical" is a clean, totally natural, sustainably-sourced, and highly functional substrate enhancement media that will give your biotope all the authenticity, aesthetic boost, and functionality that you'd want from a substrate material!
ORIGIN: Southeast Asia
PREPARATION: We recommend boiling the material for approximately 1 hour (plus or minus a few minutes), because it's a very lightweight material that doesn't sink unless it's properly saturated.
NOTE: This is a natural product, and display variation in color, size, and texture. Each botanical is unique! The photo serves as a reasonable representation of what to expect.
All of our aquatic botanicals are intended for ornamental aquarium or terrarium use only. Please use common sense and take the time to boil or soak all botanicals prior to using them, to reduce the possibility of problems. Always go slow when introducing any botanicals into your systems, so you can judge the effect they have on your fishes and plants. They are not intended for human consumption. DO NOT INGEST!
NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
$ 19.20 $ 24.00
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