These leaves of the guava which is a widespread tropical fruit tree are harvested in Cambodia. Guava leaves have a slightly antibiotic effect. Additionally, they are a popular supplement feed for shrimps and crayfish. Beyond that, the leaves are a natural hiding for shrimps and have a decorative effect.
- Release tannins which have anti-Bacterial Properties that help to prevent diseases such as Vibrio and Luminous Bacteria
- The shrimp either directly eat the leaves or graze on the bio-film that will accumulate on the leave.
- Acidify the water. Lower pH level
Suggestion: Add boiling water and soak till water logged. Rinse before adding to tank
- Use 1 leaf for 20 liters of water. They can stay in the water until they are completely eaten up.
- You may repeat the feeding after 1-2 weeks.