These creatures are bethnic in other words they are (crawlers). They are excellent for seeding a new tank, and adding to a refugium.
These are very effective for seeding a reef tank prior to purchasing a Mandarin-fish or Dragonet. A bottle or bag will contain many 1000’s of copepods. Harpacticoida marine copepods are small in size approx. 100um – 300um.
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.
- Distinctive body shape
- Exoskeleton moderately chitinised
- Widely distributed marine planktonic copepod
- Biology is poorly known
- Can be one of the numerically dominant species in coastal waters
- In oligotrophic waters, this species is known to associate with marine snow aggregates, where attached microbial communities provide a nutrition source
- Cosmopolitan, oceanic and coastal
- Found in tropical and subtropical regions of Australia
- World distribution: widespread in all oceans
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