Continuum Aquatics Phyto-Blast Wide Range Phytoplankton Complex - 250 ml

4C30587

This item has been discontinued.

Phyto•Blast
Description: Wide Range Aquacultured Phytoplankton Complex

Features:
• Wide Range, aquacultured phytoplankton Complex
• Provides proteins, naturally occurring lipids and vitamins
• Rich in chlorophyll, carotenoids and xanthins

Advantages:
Phyto•Blast is a nutritious complex of several naturally occuring marine phytoplankton in a wide range of sizes from 1 to 20 uM. Phyto•Blast is real phytoplankton, aquacultured in saltwater under pristine conditions, not simply a mixture of freshwater algae or ground up vegetables. It provides for growth and increased coloration, by providing proteins, naturally occuring lipids, including important omega fatty acids EPA and DHA, and a wide range of vitamins. It also contains chlorophyll, carotenoids, astaxanthin, zeaxanthin and canthaxanthin for coloration. Phyto•Blast does not require refrigeration, but refrigeration will prolong shelf life.

Use in Aquarium Keeping:
Phyto•Blast is useful for feeding hard and soft corals, sponges, filter feeding worms, tunicates and clams of all types. It is particularly suited for those that feed on microplankton. It is recommended that you turn off your protein skimmer and other filtration for 15 to 30 minutes prior to adding the Phyto•Blast to the aquarium. Be careful when feeding liquid foods, not to overload the system. It is recommended that you not add more than the recommended dosage of any food per day. Continuum recommends that the hobbyist vary the types and sizes of foods delivered into the reef aquarium. Other Continuum foods that make good choices for this food rotation include Coral Exponential, Micro•Blast, Zoo•Blast and Ocean Snow. Also, occasionallly blending the foods and using them as soaks for other foods will give your invertebrates a variety simulating nature. Vary the time of day for feeding, as well, being sure to feed at night for those organisms that primarily feed nocturnally. Many corals feed primarily at night, extending their tentacles and mesentarial filaments, using their nematocysts to capture prey, and entraping prey on their sticky tentacles with mucus and drawing it into their mouths.

Directions:
Shake well prior to use. Add 1 capful (5 ml) per 50 US-gallons (200 L) of marine aquarium water 2 to 3 times per week, in an area of high flow.

Expert Use:
Target feeding is the best method of addition. Use a turkey baster, pipette, or similar tool to release upstream of animals to be fed. Do not touch corals with tool. Do not insert tool into this bottle, particularly do not allow aquarium water to enter the bottle, to do so will introduce bacteria into the product and accelerate its decomposition. Instead, pour appropriate amount of Phyto•Blast into a cup and use the tool in the cup. Feed all that you pour and do not return any product to the container (again to prevent contamination).

Caution:
Keep out of reach of children. Not for human consumption. Contains phytoplankton, if ingested drink water. If in eyes flush with water.

Manufacturer Info

The vision for Continuum Aquatics is to continue the quest of Jack Kent, long time hobbyist and aquarium products pioneer, for the most innovative and high quality aquarium products combined with excellence in customer service. Continuum products are innovative and cutting edge. Continuum manufactures nutritional supplements, vitamins and filtration media, as well as aquarium tools designed for use by the novice aquarist, and the most advanced hobbyist or maintenance company. Through Continuum, Jack has put his over 20 years of expertise in design and manufacturing of aquarium products for aquarium hobbyists and public aquariums into high quality new products that are available to and affordable by hobbyists.

Ask a Question Earn 25 Points when you ask or answer a question
Sort By :
 
9 Questions
Displaying questions 1-9
 
Q
Purpose?
What are the top reasons people add this to their tank?
Asked : Jan 26, 2017
By : Bobby, Los angeles
 
 
 
A
It is good to offer it into a reef tank for increased coral growth and coloration. It provides proteins and other beneficial nutrients to your corals.
Answered : Jan 26, 2017
By : MD Tech
 
 
Write Your Review Earn 25 Points when you write a review
Sort by:
 

Overall, others give this:

  • 5.0

1 Reviewers (100%) would recommend this

Overall Rating:

download image
5  Star
 1
4  Star
 0
3  Star
 0
2  Star
 0
1  Star
 0
 
5
5.0
PhytoBlast works great!

reviewerbadge
REVIEW
I bought some bivalves (maxima & crocea clams) to add to my existing mixed reef and bought this item to feed them. After three weeks of use everything looks better in my tank color, vigor, etc. Side note my pod�s go crazy after feeding which my Mandarins love!
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(5)No(0)
 
 
 
Write Your Review Earn 25 Points when you write a review
Sort by:
 

Overall, others give this:

  • 5.0

1 Reviewers (100%) would recommend this

Overall Rating:

download image
5  Star
 1
4  Star
 0
3  Star
 0
2  Star
 0
1  Star
 0
 

Free, Fast, and Flexible Shipping Options

  • Most products ship free—no minimum purchase required

    We ship 99% of the products we carry for free within the contiguous United States using a mix of economy methods including USPS First Class Mail, SurePost and UPS Ground. Your order will arrive in 5-7 business days.

  • upgrade your shipping for only $4.99—free upgrade for orders $199+

    Over 90% of our members receive their orders within 2 business using UPS Ground. Upgrade from free economy shipping to UPS Ground for only $4.99—or spend $199 and we’ll upgrade you automatically!

  • need your order even faster? no problem!

    Expediated shipping services are available for most products if you are in a hurry. Get guaranteed delivery in 2 business days, 1 business day, or next day by 10:30 am. Costs vary by location.

  • buy it today and we'll ship it today

    Same-day shipping is available Monday-Friday for most products—place your order by 10 am PST. Pre-ordered and back-ordered items do not qualify, nor do drop-shipped, live, or frozen shipments.

Learn More About Shipping

60-Day Return Period with Easy Online Returns

Return any new and unused item within 60 days for a full refund. Having difficulty with a product? Contact us to speak with an aquarium expert. If you need a replacement, fill out this form.

A small segment of the 180+ brands we carry require that customers contact them directly if/when problems arise. You can view the full list of those brands and get their contact info here.

Marine Depot is an authorized reseller for every product we carry. That means when you buy aquarium supplies from us, your products are not only backed by our own 60-day return policy, they also carry full factory warranties, where applicable. Some items have a 1-year warranty, others have limited lifetime warranties. Warranty coverage varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, so please read the product description of the item(s) you are considering thoroughly for details or contact us if you have warranty questions.

Learn More About Returns

Earn 5% Cash Back for Most Purchases

Rack up reward points to earn discounts on future purchases! You can earn reward points by creating an account, writing reviews, referring friends, subscribing to our newsletter, buying products, and more!

  • Most Products
    Earn 5 reward points for every $1 you spend to get 5% cash back
  • Marine Depot, AquaMaxx, Accel Aquatics, and Korallin
    Earn 6 reward points for every $1 you spend to get 6% cash back
  • Aqua Illumination, EcoTech Marine, Nano Box, Neptune Systems, NYOS, Oceanbox Designs, Pax Bellum, and Reef Glass
    Earn 1 reward point for every $1 you spend to get 1% cash back

You can also get bonus reward points by purchasing select items during special sales and promotions.

Learn More About Rewards