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AlgaGen PhycoPure Copepod Blend Phytoplankton Food - 16oz

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PhycoPure: 7-8 spp blend of microalgae plus zooxanthellae. Particle size ranges from 2-20um. Spp include nanno, micromonas, pavlova, chatoceros, thallassiosira, tetraselmis, T.isochrysis, rhodomonas, and zooxanthellae clade A and/or B. These sp. came from tropical reef ecosystems and/or successful aquaculture operations. It is produced in natural seawater that has been treated with ozone/uv/ charcoal.

Package does contain nutrients (N and P) but not enough to impact ones’ tank when fed according to directions. Shelf life is 3 months but has stayed live for up to 7 months in our lab. The sp profile shifts over time to the more aggressive spp which is why we advertise 3 months-refrigerated. Blends are produced weekly to ensure freshness and quality.

Note** Be aware! This product does have a smell.


Manufacturer Info

AlgaGen LLC
AlgaGen was formed in 2002 with the goal of deriving products from plankton to benefit human and animal health. Early on, our passion for the aquarium hobby led us to ascertain that there was a need in aquaculture and marine ornamental market for a consistent supply of high quality live plankton cultures for breeding and feeding efforts. We decided to step up to the plate.

We are a small company comprised of only 8 people. We are just the right mix of academic and commercial experiences with a real understanding of how important quality is with regards to this stage of the food chain. We have an experience set that spans greater than 30 years producing phytoplankton and zooplankton for hatcheries, scientific institutions and public aquariums where quality and attention to detail is critical.

AlgaGen is a world leader in the production of copepods and phytoplankton. Our products have been utilized in countless novel species development projects such as leafy sea dragons, lookdowns, sea horses, palometa, mandarins, angels, tangs, snook, tuna, cod, sturgeon in addition to various coral and jellyfish propagation projects.

We Practice Sustainability! We grow products that are not only good for your marine life, they are good for the environment! Microalgae consumes carbon dioxide (CO2) and in turn produces oxygen (O2). We recycle! The phytoplankton we culture feeds the copepods and the wastewater from the copepods feed other production systems. It is considerably more cost effective to grow PhytoPlankton and CopePods than it is to harvest them from the wild. We use less fossil fuels to grow plankton than are used to run a boat…. less pollution too!

Our Products are Safe for your System! AlgaGen products are safer to use than wild harvested - no pathogenic bacteria, no parasitic organisms, no related fish diseases. We maintain strict protocols to insure our products are free of pathogens and we test them on a continual basis. When you use an AlgaGen product, you are getting a product with uncompromised quality and value, produced in a controlled laboratory setting.

CHARLES GOODMAN from NORTHRIDGE, CA UNITED STATES

12/03/2011

Experience Level: Intermediate

Your Pods will thank you!

I suggest purchasing this along with their pods. I have found that the pods do grow better when fed. Great product made by a company and owner that really knows what he is doing! A+ for AlgaGen!

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