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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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Daphnia culturing made simple – an article by Doug Sweet

London State Fish Hatchery Instructions for maintaining daphnia cultures:  Daphnia are one of the finest and most universally accepted live foods for most fish. Many fish species can be kept in excellent physical condition by feeding live daphnia to them several times per week. Daphnia are extremely effective at bringing

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Benefits of a Home Culture Kit for your aquarium.

Regardless of what kind of fish or coral you have in your tank, there is no doubt that live food such as; Rotifers, Copepods, Saltwater Amphipods, Daphnia and Freshwater Amphipods are going to be useful in feeding and maintaining a healthy ecosystem in your aquarium. To start and maintain a

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Frequently Asked Questions

Your Questions Answered: Aquatic Live Food FAQs Dive into frequently asked questions from Aquatic Live Food customers with this article! We hope that if you have a question in mind, or just want to learn something new, this article will be of help! Q – Why is my rotifer culture

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Hybrid Coral
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Hybrid Coral Created by Scientists to Combat Reef Destruction

Explore Hybrid Coral’s crucial role in oceans, hosting abundant sea life with algae partners, vital for constructing resilient and thriving reefs. The Vital Role of Coral Reefs Coral reefs, while covering less than 0.1% of the ocean’s surface, host significant sea life due to their vibrant and varied textures and

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reasons you need Copepods
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Top 5 reasons you need Copepods in your tank

Live Copepods are popular in the world of marine hobbyists as they have many benefits. However, some hobbyists have yet to discover the real perks of having Copepods in their aquarium. So why are these species so beneficial to your tank? Here are the top 5 reasons summarised for you

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Microalgae Phytoplankton Starter Cultures
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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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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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