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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-21-2019, 10:19 PM Thread Starter
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Magnolia Leaves

Does anyone have an opinion on Magnolia Leaves in a new Shrimp tank? We have a tree in our backyard and plenty of leaves on the ground. I just grabbed a few off the ground here in this attachment. They definitely are somewhat broad leaved and look like a smaller version of the Indian Almond leaf. The dried ones I have attached are also very close in color.
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Use a quarantine tank!

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Hereís post with a list, donít see magnolia on there.

https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/8...us-leaves.html
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I use them in many tanks. Theyíre good and free.
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As per a shrimp group, magnolia seems to generally be fine to use... guess maybe that list needs updating? It is by no means complete.
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If they are picked off the ground, make sure that there were no fertilizers or pesticides used in the area. Maybe over kill, but I bake mine and then boil them to be sure I don't introduce any pests into my tanks.
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