Dried "Semente Selva" Pods (Package of 8)


These are some very attractive, interesting little pods that are perfect for vivariums, ripariums and terrariums. They're, well- shall we say, quite buoyant- and are somewhat difficult to get to sink, so using them in an aquarium is probably at the bottom of the list of uses, although entirely possible if you're willing to wait!

Nonetheless, we find these to be incredibly cool pods! They have a leathery, hard texture, and a beautiful rich brown color. They average about 2.75"-3" long, and 1" in width, and look awesome when scattered about on the substrate, as if in the jungle floor! We've gotten these to sink before, so you can use them in the aquarium. However, it took almost 2 hours of boiling, and a prolonged 3-4 day soak to achieve this. 

They can be a very cool component of leaf litter, or even in a rocky, higher flow aquarium, so when you get them to sink, the possibilities are many. Overall, this is a very interesting, long lasting pod that adds some unique flair to a vivarium or aquarium. We pack them in groups of 8 pieces, so you have plenty of specimens to use in your aquascape efforts. Like any of our aquatic botanicals, they'll impart a bit of tint to the water over time, but, largely due to their hard exterior, they seem to leach far less than many other pods we play with! 


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!



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