Crushed Leaf Litter "Large"

Crushed Leaf Litter "Large"

Nature Aquascapes

  • $11.99

Crushed Leaf Litter "Large" can be used for everything from enriching planted aquarium substrates to a "reactor media" to a supplemental food source for shrimps. 

This mix is a consistent mix of Catappa, Guava, Bamboo and Banana leaves. The "crush size" of "Leaf Litter" is significantly larger pieces compared to "Crushed Leaf Litter 'Small' ". This makes it a really interesting material for many of the same uses as the original version, but with some cool aesthetic possibilities as well. Shrimps love these leaves.

Key Features:

  • Can be used as enriched planted aquarium substrates.
  • Can also be used as "reactor media".
  • Supplemental food source for shrimps.
  • Anti-fungal properties to help fight off Infection.
  • Releases tannin into the water which contains healing properties.

Prepare mixed leaf media like you would any of our other leaf products, with a 10-minute steep in boiling water, or an overnight soak in freshwater, followed by a quick rinse. 

All of our aquatic botanicals are intended for ornamental aquarium or terrarium use only. Please take the time to boil or soak all botanicals prior to using them, to reduce the possibility of issuess. Always go slow when introducing any botanicals into your systems, so you can judge the effect they have on your fish, invertebrates and plants.


  • Due to natural variations of leaves, each one will appear different. The photo is a representation of what to expect.
  • Leaf media mix is a consistent mix of Catappa, Guava, Bamboo and Banana leaves.
  • Leaf media is not intended for human consumption. Do not ingest.
  • Keep out of reach of children.

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