Hobby Alder Cones 50pk

Our Ref No : 8425 £5.99 Stock : 1 Availability: In Stock
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Hobby Alder Cones are harvested from black alders (Alnus glutinosa). 1 Cone per 10 litres of water, this pack contains approx 50 Alder Cones
This product is made by nature and collected only at places where nature has been left intact and men hasn’t taken harmful influence.
What makes Hobby Alder Cones so special?
Alder Cones are extraordinary suppliers of important humins and tanning agents. Humins in the aquarium provide for plant growth (they release nitrogen, phosphor and sulphur to the water), for a gentle decrease of the pH value and the water becoming of a natural yet crystal clear colouring, just as many of our aquarium inhabitants prefer it in their natural environment. Even for animals not originating from such regions, the Alder Cones offer additional benefits.
The tanning agents provide the benefit of naturally inhibiting germs harmful to your animals such as bacteria and fungi spores. Therefore, the use of Alder Cones is ideal also if you wish to promote the reproduction of your fish. It is only thanks to the ‘blackwater effect’ that many freshwater fish become ready to spawn. The tanning agents will also help avoid egg fungis. Once the fish have hatched watch them develop better and look for food particles on the Alder Cones.
Shrimp and various other animals will frequent the small cones too in order to graze on them, or hide out.

Alder Cones:
• promote the vitality and well-being of your animals
• natural coloring of the water – indispensable for many species
• slight decreasing and stabilization of the pH value
• gentle repression of unwanted bacterial growth
• blocks fungi to prevent fungal infections and infestation of spawn
• willingly accepted as additional feed and hide out by shrimps, crabs and plecostomus

We aim to dispatch all orders the same working day provided it is received before 4pm and payment confirmed, subject to stock availability. Orders received after this time may not be dispatched until the next working day. In the unlikely event of an item being out of stock, we will contact you via email to advise you of an estimated delivery date, to give you the option of cancelling or waiting.

Small and lightweight items (below 2kg) will normally be sent via Royal Mail 1st class, and should be delivered within 5 days, usually next day.
Larger orders with a total weight over 2kg will normally be sent via parcel carrier for delivery within 2 working days.
Any orders placed after 11am on Saturday will be dispatched on Monday. If the order is placed over a bank holiday it cannot be dispatched until the first working day.
We reserve the right to use the most cost effective service to get your order to you as quickly as possible.

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