Alder cones are the catkins of black alder trees (Alnus glutinosa). They are originally from Europe and introduced to places like the US, Canada and Australia.
The Alder Cones that we harvest comes from Berry. They are harvested once a year from our customers that have graciously offered them exclusively.
Check out the Alder Cones dried on the tree
We are proud to also advise that these have been grown organically and without any pesticides or herbicides.
So why use them?
Aside from providing tanins to the water, alder cones provide a mix of antioxidants, reducing pH and has an anti fungal property in it.
Naturally helpful for Shrimps, Bettas, Apistogramma and other acidic loving fish, these are a great botanical to have in your tank.
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GUARANTEED TO BE THE REAL DEAL. THESE ARE NOT PINE CONES OR OTHER SORT OF CONES. WE ALSO DO NOT ONSALE THEM FROM eBay or other sellers. We source these ethically from a professional horticulturist.