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11 Species Phytoplankton/Rotifer & 2 Pod blend Tisbe/Apo

11 Species Phytoplankton/Rotifer & 2 Pod blend Tisbe/Apo

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The best way to seed an aquarium or refuel your copepod population. Get 2 of the most common marine copepods in one bottle to help your reef aquaria take off again. We do recommend feeding live phytoplankton to your aquaria 2-4 times a week to help your copepods reproduce. 

Get the most with this package 32 ounces of Phytoplankton and 16 ounces of mixed pods

Our in house blend of single phytoplankton cultures combined at peak concentrations and never diluted. This blend has everything you could ask for! Contains the following phytoplanktons:

Green phytoplanktons (Nannochloropsis oculata,Tetraselmis chui, Chlorella, Dunaliella tertiolecta)

Golden phytoplanktons (Tisochrysis lutea, Pavlova, Isochrysis galbana)

Red phytoplankton (Rhodomonas salina, Porphyridium cruentum)

Orange phytoplankton (Chaetocerors calcitrans)

Brown phytoplanktons (Pheaodactylum tricornutum)

Yellow/Brown phytoplankton (Thalassiosira weissfloggii)

Get the most live rotifers from us. Our live rotifers are never diluted down, we harvest daily, your order will be harvested and packed the same day. Rotifers are a great way to get an ideal feeding response without adding nitrate or phosphates to your water column. Our rotifers are packed with clean sterilized instant ocean water. We do recommend feeding our roti rich or live phytoplankton mix to keep your rotifer culture nutrient rich for your corals and newly hatch fish. 

The best way to check the density on the bottle you receive is by shining a light into the bottle to see the rotifers. They are hard to see in the bottle without shining a light. 

You won't be able to overdose rotifers inside your reef aquarium. They will get consumed quickly and you'll notice an increase in mysid shrimp populations with regular feedings. 

This is an exceptional mix of phytoplanktons that will make your corals feel like they are back in the ocean. Feeding this blend will help reduce nitrates, phosphate and silicates in your water column while providing the essential building blocks most corals feed on naturally. Rhodomonas is the essential building block to add more color to your corals, a strain that you that's hard to come by. Refrigeration required on both bottles. Rotifers last 3 weeks refrigerated. Phytoplankton lasts 1 month  refrigerated. 

Tisbe copepods are small copepods that require a light to be shown at the bottom of the bottle to see them. We send all sizes/ages in each bottle. Tisbe copepods are a moderate production copepod, needing 2-3 weeks before harvesting. Tisbe pods will consume large amounts of phytoplankton while culturing, you'll often notice you'll have to feed them 4-5 times a week once your population takes off. They also make for a great clean up crew in your reef aquarium, they are bottom dwellers and love to hide in the rocks making them hard for small to medium fish to eat. (mandarins gobys love hunting these guys down) Tisbe copepods are loaded with high nutritional content when fed live phytoplankton. 

Apocyclops copepods are medium size, slightly larger than tisbe and slightly smaller than Tigriopus copepods. Youll see these guys jerking in the water column, enticing smaller fish to eat. Apocyclops females will lay eggs every 4-6 days, meaning you can harvest them on a weekly basis if you're culturing them. 

If you culture these pods together in a 1 gallon vessel or larger, eventually all the pods will be apocyclops as they reproduce at a faster rate. 

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Chase Winniford
Consistently Great Quality

Nothing but good things to say about Skyler. Always communicative, punctual, and professional. My tank loves his products.


Always quality

James Shih
Awesome food for my reef

Fast shipping as promised, this is my first order so I am hoping this will color up my corals more feeding phytoplankton and populate my new tank with pods

Anthony Alvarez
Phytoplankton/ Ritifer blend

Wish I would have taken before and after pictures of my corals after adding reeflegends to my tank.I have seen a ton of growth overall. I have received a couple of orders from them and have been nothing but happy with the pods and phytoplankton. Highly recommend!

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