Terminalia catappa is a large tropical tree in the leadwood tree family, Combretaceae, that grows mainly in the tropical regions of Asia, Africa, and Australia. It is known by the English common names country-almond, Indian-almond, Malabar-almond, sea-almond, tropical-almond and false kamani
-Best water conditioners to promote healing and breeding -They are known to have anti-bacteria and anti-fungal properties. -Bettas are known to be induced to spawn by just putting a few of the leaves into their tank -Fish suffering finrot or injuries (such as spawning injuries) will definitely benefit from having the leaves in their quarantine tank. But they can be used for the usual aquariums too. -Leaves will leach a strong brown dye that is full of organic acids like humic acids and tannic acids. -Inhibiting many types of bacteria as well as to detoxify harmful heavy metals found in the aquarium.