Cholla wood is the skeleton of a cactus that remains after the plant dies, and is sourced from the Nevada desert. It is a softwood that provides a food source for biofilm that shrimp will feed on, similar to what leaves do. It a fantastic wood for desert scenery within the aquarium. This organic softwood is all natural, thorn-free and treated to make sure there are zero traces of chemicals or harmful substances that may hurt your pets.
SAFE HIDING SPOT FOR BABY SHRIMP
Fish, fry and particularly adventure-loving shrimp benefit greatly from the addition of Cholla Wood pieces to their tanks. They love to swim around or camp out in intriguing, perforated wood pieces. The cholla wood is hollowed out so that baby shrimp and other smaller species have a safe and secure hiding spot when they are molting or feeling vulnerable.
A WOODY NATURAL FOOD SOURCE
The attractive and multi-functional Cholla Wood pieces are more than just a decoration. The healthy cholla wood is also a natural food source that lasts for years. Microorganisms and biofilm that grow on the wood provide shrimps, fish, snails and other pets with additional nutrition. Eventually, the wood will break down and disintegrate on its own as it gets softer the longer it stays in your tank, cage or aquarium.
AN AQUATIC CHEW TOY
Aquatic and terrestrial pets alike enjoying chewing on the soft, nutritional cholla wood pieces. After they arrive and are properly quarantined, the cholla cactus husks are ready to be placed into an underwater habitat with pleco, fish, and shrimp.