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Reef Genetics Live Green Phytoplankton (Tetraselmis chui)

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Description


Description:

  • 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.