Selling 40x tea bags of indian almond leaves for $ 6 shipped. ( 2-3 business days ) - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-27-2012, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Roxy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: California
Posts: 286
Selling 40x tea bags of indian almond leaves for $ 6 shipped. ( 2-3 business days )

US buyers only.

Hey guys, I'm not really making much profit due to the fact that I'm shipping this through USPS priority mail... however, yes - I am selling 40x tea bags of indian almond leaves for $6 shipped.

I originally bought these tea bags from amy lim on ebay - but I have no use of it anymore since I recently received fluval chi 5g tank as a gift... and the carbon filter will suck out the beneficial properties that is released by the leaves.

I am a trusted seller on ebay with 100% positive feedback and you may see my feedbacks by clicking this link:
http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAP...ab=AllFeedback

I only accept paypal as method of payment - and your leaves will be shipped on the next business day. I will also provide tracking number for you.

Directions:

Quote:
Method #5: Tea Cup Method

In this method, you will make Indian Almond Tea using either Indian Almond Teabags or simply using the leaves directly.

If you use Teabags, make sure that the bags are hygenically produced with water insoluble material. You may buy such teabags on Ebay. Most teabags contain only one to one and a half leaf.

Put the teabag or a large leaf crumpled up into a cup, and add hot water. Leave it to cool. The water in the cup will have the appearance of strong tea by the time the water cools. Add what you need into the tank, and keep the rest (together with the leaf or the teabag) in the refrigerator.

Dosage: 1 tea bag per 1 gallon of water.
Please PM me if you want to buy / have any questions.

Last edited by Roxy; 01-27-2012 at 06:52 PM.
Roxy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 01:53 AM
Member
 
bettalover2033's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New York
Posts: 6,408
What do these Tea Bags do?

The results are in!
http://www.bettafish.com/showthread....74#post1194774
EVERYONE GO COMMENT AND POST YOUR RESPONSES TO IT!!



VIEW MY AUCTIONS- MY AUCTIONS
bettalover2033 is offline  
post #3 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 03:41 AM
Member
 
Amphibianite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Central Oregon
Posts: 669
I am interested, but let me get this straight, is it only 6 dollars total including shipping or 6 dollars plus shipping?

_____________________________________________
Bettas - TOTAL COUNT - 18
Thoth, The Red VT twins - Fred and George, Motoko. As well as Bloodmoon and SilverKnight, Zypher, Bobber, Quetzalcoatl, Tsuruko, Shinobu, Mistume, and Su. Introducing, The Duke. 4 unnamed.
RIP- All those loved and lost. Forever Missed.
I now add the name of Prince Poppycock to the list. forever loved and forever missed.

Amphibianite is offline  
post #4 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 04:01 AM
Member
 
bettalover2033's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New York
Posts: 6,408
@Amphibianite: What are they used for?

The results are in!
http://www.bettafish.com/showthread....74#post1194774
EVERYONE GO COMMENT AND POST YOUR RESPONSES TO IT!!



VIEW MY AUCTIONS- MY AUCTIONS
bettalover2033 is offline  
post #5 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 01:07 PM
Member
 
Amphibianite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Central Oregon
Posts: 669
Bettalover - they are used to release tannins into the water. They are filled with IAL Indian Almond Leaf. The leafs make great natural floating pieces and release tannins which help keep the bettas healthy, and happy, it darkens the water with the tannins, as well which the bettas like too.

_____________________________________________
Bettas - TOTAL COUNT - 18
Thoth, The Red VT twins - Fred and George, Motoko. As well as Bloodmoon and SilverKnight, Zypher, Bobber, Quetzalcoatl, Tsuruko, Shinobu, Mistume, and Su. Introducing, The Duke. 4 unnamed.
RIP- All those loved and lost. Forever Missed.
I now add the name of Prince Poppycock to the list. forever loved and forever missed.

Amphibianite is offline  
post #6 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Roxy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: California
Posts: 286
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amphibianite View Post
I am interested, but let me get this straight, is it only 6 dollars total including shipping or 6 dollars plus shipping?
6 dollars including shipping. ( USPS priority mail )


Quote:
Originally Posted by Amphibianite View Post
Bettalover - they are used to release tannins into the water. They are filled with IAL Indian Almond Leaf. The leafs make great natural floating pieces and release tannins which help keep the bettas healthy, and happy, it darkens the water with the tannins, as well which the bettas like too.
Yeah that ^ however, the difference is that these are IAL in tea bags, thus it is mainly used as an extract.

Last edited by Roxy; 01-28-2012 at 01:56 PM.
Roxy is offline  
post #7 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 04:11 PM
Member
 
bettalover2033's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New York
Posts: 6,408
I would really like to try one!:)

@Amphibianite&@Roxy: Thanks for the explanation.

Are they good for breeding? Do they do anything to encourage this behavior?

The results are in!
http://www.bettafish.com/showthread....74#post1194774
EVERYONE GO COMMENT AND POST YOUR RESPONSES TO IT!!



VIEW MY AUCTIONS- MY AUCTIONS
bettalover2033 is offline  
post #8 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-29-2012, 05:11 AM
Member
 
GreenTea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Vancouver, WA
Posts: 1,214
Yeah BL! IAL is native to Thailand where bettas live, and they love it! I always tan my breeding tank water with decaffeinated green tea bags, because I didn't have any IAL. Tisia recently gave me a giant bag of them which are nice.

You can float them on the surface and the male will build his nest under it. If you use them in a spawning tank though you want to be sure to remove them at a certain point or the water can darker to the point that the fish can't see one another or the fry!


~Ask me about discounts on beautiful aquabid fish! ~
GreenTea is offline  
post #9 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-29-2012, 10:05 AM
Member
 
purplemuffin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 1,394
I'm a bit confused by your filter comment. Is your filter simply too powerful, or will this do nothing if there is a filter in the tank?

purplemuffin is offline  
post #10 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-29-2012, 03:26 PM
Member
 
bettalover2033's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New York
Posts: 6,408
Quote:
Originally Posted by GreenTea View Post
Yeah BL! IAL is native to Thailand where bettas live, and they love it! I always tan my breeding tank water with decaffeinated green tea bags, because I didn't have any IAL. Tisia recently gave me a giant bag of them which are nice.

You can float them on the surface and the male will build his nest under it. If you use them in a spawning tank though you want to be sure to remove them at a certain point or the water can darker to the point that the fish can't see one another or the fry!
Thanks! The last part (paragraph 2) you are talking about the actual IAL right?

I know it is native to Thialand, but didn't know that I was able to use it for breeding as well.

Where can I find one? (I'd like to try it) Don't know if I'd want to continue using it, but it would be an interesting experiment for someone who hasn't used it before (me).

The results are in!
http://www.bettafish.com/showthread....74#post1194774
EVERYONE GO COMMENT AND POST YOUR RESPONSES TO IT!!



VIEW MY AUCTIONS- MY AUCTIONS
bettalover2033 is offline  
Closed Thread

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome