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Benefits of microalgae for aquatic life

Microalgae Dive into the fascinating world of microalgae, the silent powerhouse of aquatic ecosystems! These microscopic organisms are more than meets the eye, which is pivotal in maintaining a thriving environment for various aquatic life forms. Microalgae, often unnoticed, diligently work behind the scenes, acting as the bedrock of aquatic

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Copepod
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How to start your own Copepod culture

Time to bring your marine hobby to the next level but overwhelmed by the thought of starting a culture of your own? Many people have attempted to start their own copepod, daphnia or other live food culture and have unfortunately been disappointed with the outcome. This may be why others

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Glossary of Aquarium - Fish Terms
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Glossary of Aquarium / Fish keeping Terms

A.R.M. Aragonite Reactor Media Absorption The process of retaining one substance within another without any chemical or physical interaction (bonding)–in contrast to adsorption. A sponge absorbs water as the water does not bind to the sponge and is easily reclaimed by squeezing the sponge. AC See Activated carbon Acclimation A

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A Simple Guide on Acclimation of Fish and Coral

Acclimation is one of the most misunderstood processes in the aquatic life industry. Sure, many people are familiar with acclimation and may have some idea of what it entails, however, many don’t know the exact process to follow. This issue, unfortunately, is leaving many fish or corals unable to survive

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home culture systems
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A Simple Guide to Home Culture System (HCS)

If you’ve discovered the importance of Copepods, Amphipods and Rotifers in your aquarium, you’re certainly moving in the right direction. As mentioned in our previous post – What are Copepods and why are they essential for marine life? these tiny species, along with Amphipods and Rotifers can be a key

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Harvest Wild Zooplankton & Copepods

Harvest wild zooplankton A Glimpse into Our Morning Harvest Wild Zooplankton Harvest Overview Aquatic Live Food is excited to present a snippet of our daily operations – a short video showcasing our morning’s harvest of wild zooplankton. This rich assortment includes an array of microorganisms vital for sustaining vibrant aquatic

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Daphnia Zooplankton Culturing Made Simple
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Daphnia Culturing Made Simple

Simplified Freshwater Zooplankton Daphnia Culturing Introduction Many aquarium enthusiasts often ask us how to culture freshwater zooplankton Daphnia throughout the year successfully. Whether you’re preparing to feed newborn axolotls, koi, guppies, discus, angelfish, flower horns, or bettas, starting a Daphnia culture is crucial. Understanding Zooplankton Daphnia Commonly known as “water

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Home Culture System kit (HCS) our bucket culture kit for aquarium food. Comes with the components and critters that you have chosen for culturing live aquarium food.
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Assembly of Home Culture System

Assembly of Home Culture System: Your Gateway to Culturing Live Aquarium Food The Assembly of Home Culture System: A Comprehensive Bucket Culture Kit for Aquarium Enthusiasts. Culturing live food for your aquarium has never been easier with this system. Each kit includes all necessary components and the live creatures of

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copepod
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Copepod Culturing

Copepod Culturing Copepods culturing at home is easy but has received a bad reputation in the past from people that try to grow copepod using live algae or artificial feeds. Live algae requires too much water turnover and can typically only produce low densities due to the small volume of

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