Quality Feeds for Bivalve Shellish

Shellfish Diet  • LPB Frozen Shellfish Diet • 
Fresh and Frozen Single Species Algae

Reed Mariculture – Quality Products for Ensuring Bivalve Hatchery Success

Specializing in Premium Microalgae, Zooplankton and Weaning Feeds Since 1995

Instant Algae® offers microalgae for all life stages for any bivalve and other filter feeders: oysters, mussels, clams, crustaceans, sea cucumbers and more…

With a wide variety of microalgal species and blends in both frozen and refrigerated form, Reed Mariculture can meet your every need.

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Instant Algae is Your Proven and Reliable Solution

  • Always there when you need it
  • Superior nutrition
  • Reliable and consistent
  • Easy to use

Applications: Larviculture, spat (juvenile) and broodstock

Use with: Open tanks, silos, cultch tanks, bottle upwellers, long lines

Solutions for: Peak load algae, 100% live algae replacement, nutritional support, back-up algae supply

Feed techniques: Batch feeding, automated feeding, header tanks, peak load, nutrition

See the below chart below for the refrigerated or frozen products best for you:
 

Bivalve Applications

  Storage First-Feeding larvae Larvae after day 7 Spat Broodstock Benefit
Shellfish Diet 1800® Refrigerated checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
  • Balanced nutritional blend of 5 microalgae
  • Most popular
  • Easy to store and use
LPB™ Shellfish Diet Frozen X checkmark checkmark checkmark
  • Exceptionally clean blend with larger algae
  • Nutritionally balanced
  • More economical
  • Long shelf life
TP 3000*
Thalassiosira pseudonana
Frozen checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
  • Balanced EPA:DHA
  • Diatom
  • More economical
  • Long shelf life
Tetraselmis 3600 Frozen X checkmark checkmark checkmark
  • Exceptionally clean staple microalgae
  • More economical
  • Long shelf life
Isochrysis 1800™ Refrigerated checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
  • High Lipids
  • High DHA
  • Easy to store and use
Pavlova 1800™ Refrigerated checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
  • Very high Lipids
  • Balanced EPA:DHA
  • Indicated setting synchronization
  • Easy to store and use
TP 1800™
Thalassiosira pseudonana
Refrigerated checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
  • Balanced EPA:DHA
  • Diatom
  • Easy to store and use

*Coming soon!

Product Information

  Type Cell size in microns Typical cell count Live Algae Equivalent Dry weight Shelf life
Shellfish Diet 1800® Blend of 5 mostly small microalgae 5-16   1800 Liters of Isochrysis @2.3 million cells per ml 8% 12-14 weeks refrigerated
LPB™ Shellfish Diet Blend of 4 larger microalgae 5-16   3300 Liters of Isochrysis @2.3 million cells per ml 15% 2 years frozen
10 days refrigerated
TP 3000* Diatom 4.5-9 2.1 Billion cells/ml 3300 Liters @ 0.6 million cells per ml 15% 2 years frozen
10 days refrigerated
Tetraselmis 3600 Green Flagellate 9-14 800 Million cells/ml 3600 Liters @ 205 thousand cells/ml 18% 2 years frozen
2 weeks refrigerated
Isochrysis 1800™ Brown Flagellate 5-6 4.1 Billion cells/ml 1800 liters @ 2.3 million cells per ml 8% 12-14 weeks refrigerated
Pavlova 1800™ Brown Flagellate 5-6 3.9 Billion cells/ml 1800 liters @ 2.2 Million cells per ml 8% 12-14 weeks refrigerated
TP 1800™
Thalassiosira pseudonana
Diatom 4.5-9 1.1 Billion cells/ml 1800 liters @ 0.6 Million cells per ml 8% 12-14 weeks refrigerated
TW 2400*
Thalassiosira weissflogii
Diatom 8-20 425 Million cells/ml 1800 liters @ 0.27 Million cells per ml 8% 12-14 weeks refrigerated

*Coming soon!

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