Our marine zooplankton, marine amphipods are typically less than 10 millimetres long, they are among the more beneficial marine invertebrates we can introduce to our reef aquarium tanks, Aquatic Live Food provide aquacultured Reef Amphipods are prodigious grazers of detritus, microalgae, macroalgae and some are scavengers. They help control the growth of algae that might otherwise reach nuisance levels. Reef Amphipods are extremely beneficial in the main tank as well as the refugium. They are also a great source of nutritious food for your Seahorse, pipefish, clownfish and any small-mouthed reef inhabitant.
There are over 9000 amphipod species some 20% are freshwater species which we also provide for the freshwater aquaria community. One of our species called Gammarus were found under rocks on the north Queensland shore just past cairns. They are completely harmless to tank inhabitants just like our freshwater varieties.