Zooplankton are small animals that feed on phytoplankton (microalgae) or other zooplankton, the first foods in the marine food chain. Reed Mariculture is proud to offer Live Instant Zooplankton® for aquaculture applications. Our products include Rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis and Brachionus rotundiformis), Copepods (Parvocalanus crassirostris and Apocyclops panamensis), and Brine Shrimp Eggs (Great Salt Lake Artemia).
LIVE L-ROTIFERS | Brachionus plicatilis
The Brachionus plicatilis (L-type) species is euryhaline, capable of thriving in salinities of 5-40 ppt. It is available in quantities from 1 million to 1.5 billion, concentrated and packaged into "breathable" bags with a typical lorica length of about 160 µm.
LIVE S-ROTIFERS | Brachionus rotundiformis
Brachionus rotundiformis S-type rotifers are cyclical parthenogens , alternating etween asexual and sexual reproduction whiich allows them to rapidly colonize an environment given favorable environmental conditions.
LIVE COPEPODS | Apocyclops panamensis
Apex-Pods™ are LIVE Apocyclops panamensis copepods, an excellent food for finicky fish, such as dragonets, pipefish, anthias and wrasses in addition to invertebrates, such as SPS, LPS and NPS corals and other filter feeders.
LIVE COPEPODS | Parvocalanus crassirostris
2K Adult Parvocalanus crassirostris Copepods. Parvocalanus crassirostris is a small, pelagic calanoid copepod. Adults are in the 200 to 400 µm range.