Origin: Pontianac, Selatan Indonesia
Another interesting leaf with a variety of applications, the Moringa leaf (Moringa oleifera) is thought to have some health benefits for humans, such as anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidant capabilities, etc. Some of these benefits may apply to ornamental shrimp, as well! And, as it turns out, they're much loved by shrimp, which seem to devour them with gusto.
These are very rich in vitamins A, B, and C, as well as minerals (sodium, magnesium, and others), and fatty acids, which make them an excellent supplemental food for ornamental shrimp! The unusually high calcium content of Moringa is thought to help with molting and strengthening of the shell. As a side benefit, some aquarists claim that a substance called beaten in these leaves also benefits the growth of aquatic plants...You might want to check that out!
Being small, crushed pieces of the leaves, they're easily accepted by shrimp. To feed your shrimp, we recommend recommend steeping them in boiling water for about 15 minutes in order to saturate them so they sink and become easier for your shrimp to consume. Just drop them in the aquarium to feed.
We offer them in a convenient 1oz/28.35g resealable plastic bag, which should last several weeks or more, depending upon how you feed. They're small, so a little goes a long way!
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
NOTE: Due to natural variations of leaves, each one will appear different. The photo is a representation of what to expect.
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