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Copepods as Food for Fish
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Copepods as Food for Fish and Corals

Copepods as Food for Fish and Corals: A Marine Delicacy When we think of gourmet food in the ocean, what typically comes to mind? Perhaps vibrant coral reefs teeming with colorful fish or the enigmatic deep-sea creatures lurking in the abyss. However, one often overlooked delicacy plays a pivotal role

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Phytoplankton
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Benefits of a Home Culture System

Why would you culture at home when you can buy a cultured product online and have it delivered to your home?   Well, there are many reasons you would culture at home with a Home Culture System whether it’s a Marine or Freshwater culture. The benefits of having a ready

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Copepods Zooplankton
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All you need to know about Copepods

Copepods Zooplankton are one of our most popular live foods and before people purchase them for the first time, it is common to have questions about them. Although they have heard they are undoubtedly great for the health of their tank, many people are unsure about what copepods really do

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Rotifers Zooplankton
Skills & Knowledge

Rotifers: All You Need To Know

Rotifers: Essential Guide to Their Behavior, Diet, and Lifecycle Dive into the fascinating world of Rotifers Zooplankton, microscopic organisms that play a pivotal role in aquatic ecosystems. These minute creatures, often unnoticed and underestimated, are an essential dietary component for various aquarium species. Serving as an invaluable food source, Rotifers

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Amphipods Scrubbers Pack
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Amphipods Behaviour & Diet

What are Amphipods? Amphipods are captivating creatures, often unseen but vital in aquatic environments. These tiny, diverse organisms are fascinating due to their unique behaviours and lifecycle and are considered a treasure trove of nutrition for various marine species. As a crucial link in the food chain, amphipoda contribute significantly

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Live Food for Aquarium Fish
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Live Food for Aquarium Fish

Diving into the World of Live Foods for Aquarium Fish Providing optimal nutrition for your aquarium fish is paramount for their health and vitality. While there are myriad food options available, live foods stand out as a superior choice, offering a range of benefits that promote the well-being of your

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plankton
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Plankton 101: Their Role in Nature and Your Aquarium

What is Plankton? Plankton refers to the diverse collection of small, often microscopic, organisms that drift or float in the oceans, seas, and freshwater bodies. They play a foundational role in aquatic ecosystems and serve as the base for most aquatic food webs. The term “plankton” is derived from the

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Lighting for Algae Cultures
Skills & Knowledge

Lighting for Algae Cultures

Understanding Light and Photosynthesis Discussing illumination for photosynthesis essentially revolves around Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR). PAR encompasses light photons ranging in wavelength from 400 to 700nM, vital for the photosynthetic process. To select the appropriate lighting for your algae culture, consider the following guidelines: First Step: Identify the primary pigments

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Seahorse
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Benefits of Live Food VS dried Food for Marine Fish

It may seem obvious that live food is more beneficial for feeding marine larvae in comparison to dried food. However, the answer is a little more complex as there are many reasons that live food is more beneficial as a feeding product than dried food. Here we break down and explain

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Health benefits of a home aquarium

At Aquatic Live Food, we are passionate about aquariums and all things involved with them. Fish, coral, phytoplankton, macro-algae, you name it! But what we also know is that we aren’t the only ones who love owning a home aquarium. So we went out on a search to find out

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