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Ocean Nutrition Instant Baby Brine Shrimp 20g

Ocean Nutrition Instant Baby Brine Shrimp 20g


Item #: ON1731

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“Improved shelf life of 4-6 weeks after opening!”

Once again, Ocean Nutrition is leading the innovation wave by introducing a revolutionary food concept: Instant Baby Brine Shrimp.

Baby Brine Shrimp (nauplii of Artemia salina) are widely used in the aquarium hobby as food during the first stages of many delicate fishes and as food for many invertebrates.

Until today, there has been little or no progress in the use of Baby Brine Shrimp in the hobby. The whole process of hatching the brine shrimp cysts at home is cumbersome, noisy, and messy. More often than not, not everybody in the household is pleased with the setup. Also, for reasons typically due to sub-optimal storage and handling of the cysts, many of the hatching results are often extremely low. The hatching takes 24 hours and it can be a problem to match this timing with the moment the fry need their first meal.

This is all over now. Ocean Nutrition has developed the Instant Brine Shrimp, a revolutionary product that allows you to use Brine Shrimp when and where you need them. The product consists entirely of sterile newborn nauplii in a water solution. Nothing else has been added, no preservatives or colorants. The product is natural, as if you would have hatched the Brine Shrimp yourself.

The product can be kept and stored at room temperature for many years, as long as the container is not opened. Once open, the product needs to be kept cool in the refrigerator and can be kept for up to 7 days, like the Baby Brine Shrimp you would have hatched yourself. The packaging of the product has a metal cover clearly showing whether or not the product has been opened, to avoid any surprise. It contains a net weight of over 20g (0.7 oz.) drain weight, or in excess of 1.5 million nauplii.

Manufacturer information

Ocean Nutrition

Ocean Nutrition, founded in 1982 in San Diego, CA, specializes in the manufacturing of premium fish foods for marine and freshwater tropical fish.

Ocean Nutrition has commercial headquarters in Europe (Belgium), USA (San Francisco) and Asia (Thailand). The production facilities are strategically located at the source of fresh ingredients to preserve their optimal nutritional qualities.

"Preserving Life and Beauty through Nutrition" is their mission and a continuous driver for them to create the freshest, highest quality fish feeds, mimicking the natural diet of marine and fresh water tropical fish.

Ocean Nutrition has close ties with the aquaculture industry and as a result applies cutting-edge nutrition technology to develop innovative products for aquarist purposes.

Thanks to Ocean Nutrition`s high level of expertise and innovation, they supply many of the world’s largest public aquaria and breeders with foods for their fish.

5 Stars


Reviewed on
October 22, 2017

Yes, I would recommend this.

A must have

Pros: Easy to feed, fresh, nutritious, fish love it

Cons: None

I can not say enough good things about this product. I have a nano tank with Threadfin Rainbows, shrimp and other small fish. They all eagerly consume these baby brine shrimp!! Ocean Nutrition is one of the best companies on the market for fish food, if you're like me and actually take the time to read the ingredient list then you know what I'm talking about. While other companies sell frozen foods which are great but sometimes not the proper portion Ocean Nutrition has found a way to offer fresh food that can easily be fed to exact amount needed. The baby brine shrimp effortlessly float in the water column and distribute throughout the tank without instantly sinking to the bottom or getting stuck in one corner by the current. If you have small fish that require tiny sized food then this is the food for you!

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edward anderson

Reviewed on
March 21, 2012

Yes, I would recommend this.

Instant Baby Brine Shrimp

My two week old baby angels refusedd it the first time. But, when I combined it with fresh hatched brine shrimp, they took it freely, Now they will eat it if that is the only thing I give them.

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keith paterniti

Reviewed on
November 25, 2009

Yes, I would recommend this.

Great starter food

I bought this to get my Clown Goby to start eating. He started taking it after the first day. My shrimp and Hermits also seem to really like it as well! A little expensive but it seems to do the trick in getting finicky eaters to start eating right away, so it is worth it in my opinion. After the evpiration date I switched him over to Formula One pellets.

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vincent pardo

Reviewed on
October 08, 2009

Yes, I would recommend this.

nice good product!

this product is great for fish and coral food! You'll notice how happy your corals and fish are when you feed them with this. They also look healthy and happy specially the corals. You'll notice a big difference on the polyp growth. Nice...really nice!

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jamie hornblad

Reviewed on
October 27, 2008

Yes, I would recommend this.

Great product

I am using this product to feed my dwarf seahorses and dwarf pipefish. if I would not have found this product, I would never be keeping these cool little critters. I was not up to the challenge of hatching out brine shrimp every day. I will continue to purchase this amazing product. It is convenient, easy to use and easily accessible. Thanks for the great product!

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Reviewed on
September 15, 2008

Yes, I would recommend this.

baby seahorses loved it.

I bought this for my newborn seahorses, they loved it. Lasted a week each bottle.

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cherie pidcoe

Reviewed on
April 28, 2008

Yes, I would recommend this.


I love this product. I originally ordered for additional food for my seahorses, but I discovered that my CORALS LOVE IT! Great product!!!!

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nancy j macbride

Reviewed on
August 30, 2007

Yes, I would recommend this.

instant baby brine

Great product - stays in water column quite awhile. My corals love it.

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