live copepods twin pack £5 free postage paypal invoice provided post below if you would like some
2 x 100ml pouches
we have two types of copopods for sale you will get a pouch of each
1 x 100ml pouch of arctic tonsa copepods
1 x 100ml pouch of tigriopus copepods
artic tonsa are a free swimming copepod they will swim around the water column ideal for plank tonic feeders such as wreck fish and seahorses etc
Acartia tonsa is very useful in ornamental aquaculture for feeding larval fish and crustaceans, seahorses and invertebrates such as corals. It is recommended that a separate culture be maintained from which to collect nauplii for adding directly to aquariums or to tanks of larval fish or crustaceans. Acartia's nutritional profile makes it ideal for feeding both photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic corals. It has wide ranging potential in developing techniques for breeding many ornamental species that cannot be raised with rotifers.
tigripus copepods are a bottle dwelling copepods this multiply really well in the aquarium as the hide away , given them a good chance to multiply and are a
great source of food for mandarin fish and scooter blennys etc tigripus copepods are recognized by top aquaculturists and aquarium breeders as one of the best live foods for the smallest and most difficult of the marine fish larvae due to the small size of the nauplii. This small pelagic copepod is rich in essential fatty acids and provides good nutrition for developing larval fish. In aquariums, the small size is optimum for capture by the finest filter feeders such as feather dusters and Christmas tree worms, SPS corals and sponges.
our live food packets are sent out daily by first class royal mail
£5 free postage