If you have frogs and other herps, these are seriously cool pods to play with in your vivarium or terrarium, where they can help create hiding spaces, territories, and even "terraces" or simply "forest floor scatter." Actually the dried fruit of the Pandanus tree, or "Thatch Screwpine" (Pandanus tectorius), they're commonly found in coastal mangrove habitats!
They're quite attractive and long lasting. However, they're a bit too difficult to sink for aquatic use, in our experience.
They range from about 1.5"- 2.5" (3.81-6.35cm) in length.
PREPARATION: We've tried to get these pods to sink, but even after 1.5 hours of boiling, ours were as buoyant as before. Maybe you can figure out the secret?
NOTE: These are a natural product, and display variation in color, size, and texture. Each pod 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
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