Indian Almond Leaves 2pc (7g) | Grade A+ Premium


Indian Almond Leaves are handpicked and hygienically cleaned—Nature’s solution to water conditioning, health improvement, and stress reduction for fish. Ideal for creating a serene, natural habitat, these leaves are essential for hobbyists aiming for a thriving aquatic ecosystem. Perfect for bettas, discus, and a wide range of freshwater and marine species.


Indian Almond Leaves: Natural Water Conditioner for Your Aquarium

Indian Almond Leaves, renowned for their natural healing and water conditioning properties, are a must-have for any aquarium enthusiast looking to create a healthier, more vibrant aquatic environment. Harvested from the Terminalia catappa tree, these leaves have been used traditionally across Asia to mimic the natural habitat of fish like bettas, discus, and tetras, promoting well-being and longevity.

Key Benefits:

  • Natural Water Conditioning: Indian Almond Leaves release tannins that lower pH levels and create a soft, acidic water environment akin to tropical waters.
  • Health Enhancements: The antibacterial and antifungal properties help prevent diseases, speed up healing, and boost the immune system of your aquatic pets.
  • Stress Reduction: The leaves create a calming environment, reducing stress among fish, especially beneficial during breeding or acclimation periods.
  • Improved Aesthetics: Their natural, earthy appearance enhances the visual appeal of your aquarium, providing shelter and breeding grounds for fish.

Suitable for freshwater and marine aquariums, Indian Almond Leaves are an eco-friendly way to maintain optimal water conditions and promote the health and happiness of your aquatic friends.

Natural Tannin for antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.

  • Help to reduce the chance of bacterial infections and improve aquarium animals’ health.
  • Help to prevent parasites.
  • Help to stimulate the reproduction rate of aquarium animals.
  • Relieves aquarium stress of fish and shrimp. Stress is one critical factor that leads to a high mortality rate of aquarium animals.
  • Mimics the natural habitat of fish and shrimp. Make them feel like they are living in their natural environment.
  • It prevents fungus from forming on fish eggs, greatly improving survival rates.
  • Help to accelerate the colour of your fish.
  • Help to adjust the pH of the water.
  • Conditions the water for Betta’s breeding and hardening of scales.
General Indian Almond Leaves Usage:

All Aquariums – 5 pcs per 20 L of water

Betta Fish Breeding – 10 pcs per 15 L of water

Fry/Baby Fish Rearing – 6 pcs per 40 L of water

Application for USE…

Recommend to use 3-4 leaves 150mm or 6″ in size per 50L of water.

You must adjust the figures accordingly if your leaves are smaller or bigger.

In addition, the dosages below are based on 180-200mm (7-8 inch) leaves.

Using two leaves per 50L (13 gallons) of water is recommended, but be prepared to adjust the dosage to suit your particular fish.

Some Betta keepers routinely use two leaves per 15L (4 gallons) of water in their everyday tanks.

Other Betta breeders use one leaf per 20L (5 gallons) of water in breeding tanks.

One leaf per 40L (10 gallons) of water is recommended in fry-rearing tanks.

Suitable for:
Discus, Bettas, Gouramis, Killifish, Tetras, Angelfish, Dwarf Cichlids, Corydoras, Piecostumus,  Rasboras, Shrimps and many more.


Leaf rectangle will normally float for 2-3 days before sinking. Dosages are a guide only, and Aquarists can tailor them based on aesthetics and water colouration. As a result, the leaves will cause water to turn clean amber (weak tea) in colour due to tannins, which are natural and healthy for fish.


Finally, Indian Almond Leaves is only one of the many products we proudly offer at Aquatic Live Food. Check out our website for many more exciting products in-store!

Additional information

Weight 0.009 kg
Dimensions 100 × 100 × 100 mm