Innovative in-tank brine shrimp hatchery for home aquariums
Inexpensively hatch live brine shrimp to feed aquarium inhabitants
Saltwater in the hatchery never mixes with aquarium water
brine shrimp (sold separately) continuously in your marine OR freshwater aquarium. Unique design means saltwater in the hatcher never mixes with aquarium water. Hatched shrimp simply swim out into your aquarium by their natural attraction to light, while fish guard keeps hungry mouths out.
Includes: hatcher, 40" of airline tubing, measuring spoon for salt/shrimp eggs, cleaning brush, and holder with suction cup. Measures 2-1/4" x 4-3/4" x 8-1/4" high.
Requires a small air pump that will provide between 75-100 l/hr. For freshwater aquariums, the addition of
aquarium salt to the Hatchery will be necessary.
There are a variety of quality prepared foods currently available that satisfy the nutritional needs of both fish and invertebrates. However, supplementing the diet with live food can provide additional nutritional benefits.
With the wide variety of commercial foods
available, it is sometimes difficult to determine
which type of food to feed your fish. When
choosing a food, the first thing you need to know
is what type of diet is natural to your fish.
Fish need protein, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Unfortunately few foods contain all or enough of these essential nutrients. Therefore, the best way to ensure all their nutritional prerequisites are met is to give them a varied diet.
Good nutrition is a must for healthy aquarium inhabitants and a healthy ecosystem. Every year, thousands of fish become diseased or die because of malnutrition. Poor nutrition affects the fish's immune system, making them more susceptible to disease.