Marine Copepods (Cyclopoid)
These copepods are for the more serious breeders who can feed their cultures live phytoplankton or have a subscription for our Micro Magic Marine mix now with 5 species. Two of these have diatoms to ensure your copepods have the best chance of breeding and survival. This in turn will ensure your more mobile fry have all the feed they can. With a much higher HUFA content then some other live feeds and 100% more than the dead frozen stuff you are using to feed fry now. With these copepods you will get higher survival rates, healthier fry, larger fry that have a much greater chance to reach saleable size and sooner. Why waste time money and effort with the many below average options available to feed your breeding fish and fry.
Now you have the ability to breed a much wider range of fish than you ever had before these pelagic copepods are what most of you have been waiting for.
- Very robust with blunt, rounded cephalosome
- Body rigid, with thick cuticle
- Can produce over 400 eggs per female
- Experiences maximum hatching rates at temperatures ~ 26 °C
- Used as feed in hatcheries
- Coastal, estuarine
- Indian Ocean, equatorial Pacific
If you are living in Tasmania and want to purchase Marine Copepods, Rotifers, Amphipods and Daphnia you will need to complete a Tasmanian Government interstate wildlife import permit.
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