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Reef Genetics Live Red Phytoplankton (Rhodomonas salina)





  • Rhodomonas salina is a highly nutritious marine algae domesticated for commercial fish, shellfish and shrimp farming.
  • Color-Enhancing Nutrition: highly concentrated with valuable pigments such as Phycoerythrin which intensify the color of fish and corals.
  • Profound Overall Nutritional Profile: rich in lipids, amino acids, bioactive vitamins and probiotics.
  • 4-6 million living algae cells/ml. Moderate cell size (8-16um).
  • Perfect live feed for corals, tridacnid clams, electric scallops, porcelain crabs, sea fans and other filter-feeding marine life.
  • Ideal 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), thrives off blue spectrum lighting and will survive in the aquarium 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.