Live Green Phyto (Tetraselmis chui) – TSA Aquacultured



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Certified (#AQ0358037) Department of Agriculture



  • Tetraselmis chui is a highly nutritious marine algae first domesticated for commercial shellfish farming. 


  • Profound Nutritional Profile: rich in lipids, amino acids, bioactive vitamins and pigments.  


  •  1-2 million living algae cells/ml. Moderate cell size (20um),   


  • Perfect live feed for corals, tridacnid clams, electric scallops, porcelain crabs, sea fans and other filter feeding marine life.  


  • Excellent for growing home cultures of copepods, rotifers, artemia, moina and other zooplankton live feeds. 


  • Photosynthetic Powerhouse: ravenous consumer of nitrates and phosphates.


  • Cultivated at reef aquarium salinity (1.0263), will survive until consumed.  


Dosing Instructions:


  • Shut off return pumps, skimmers and UV sterilizers for 20 min after feeding.


  • Can be broadcast fed, drip fed or target fed. 


  • Can be combined with frozen/powdered feeds.   


TSA Standard Phyto Bottles (8oz)


  • Feeds Aquariums up to 20-40 Gallons
  • Suitable for starting home algae cultures up to 10 gallons. 


TSA Jumbo Phyto Bottles (32oz) 


  • Feeds Aquariums up to 60-120 Gallons 
  • Suitable for starting home algae cultures up to 30 gallons.  


Storage Instructions:


  • Use within 1 week of opening 
  • Store in refrigerator between feedings 
  • Swirl the bottle gently every 2-3 days to keep living cells in suspension.