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Calanus Soft Pellet Fish Food, made with real copepods

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Calanus Soft Low Leach Pellet Fish Food
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Price: $29.99
Our Price: $2.00
You Save: $27.99 (93%)
Code: 030897


Highlights:
  • Made using real Calanus, a marine decapod copepod. One of the highest quality fish foods on the market.
  • Saltwater marine reef fish formula. Best for marine fish, but can also be fed to freshwater fish.
  • New Weight 150g. Packed fresh in a bag and/or container.
  • CalanusŪ soft sinking pellets are manufactured at low pressure and low heat for a high quality dry aquarium food.
  • The pellets are packed full of all the superb properties of CalanusŪ particularly the all important omega's EPA, DHA and SDA.
  • An all natural dedicated vitamin and mineral formula has been added, to ensure that your fish are getting the best nutrition available. Your fish will love the taste and get all of the necessary nutrients for proper health.
  • CalanusŪ Pellets can be loose feed into your aquarium, moulded into bigger pellets for feeding to larger fish or made into a ball and adhered to the side of the aquarium.
  • They are perfect for use in automatic feeders.
  • Feed your fish 2 – 3 times per day with as much food as they can consume within three minutes.
  • An OCReef.com highly recommended product. We feed this product to our own fish.
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Detailed information about Calanus®

CalanusŪ is a decapod (10 legged) free swimming zooplankton that are instantly recognized by their intense blood-orange coloration. This coloration stems from the extremely high levels of astaxanthin and other carotenoids stored within the CalanusŪ body.

CalanusŪ is the "engine" of the eco-system in the Atlantic Ocean constituting a complete blend of essential components required by fish and other sea life, including corals and invertebrates. These components are of vital importance for the healthy growth and development of larval and juvenile fish and shrimps.

CalanusŪ are harvested in spring when they rise to the surface layers of the North Atlantic Ocean to feed on phytoplankton.
The CalanusŪ are harvested using patented harvesting technology and quickly frozen on board the vessel to ensure the product is of premium quality when it reaches the end user. As the CalanusŪ is frozen immediately upon harvest it is more nutritious than many collected live plankton organisms as they can quickly lose their nutritional values if they are not feeding between harvest and aquarium use.

Experimental tests have indicated that the CalanusŪ are highly beneficial to the immune system of aquatic life therefore providing greatly improved survival rates. CalanusŪ contains very high levels of the famed fatty acids EPA, DHA and SDA, the latter of which is surprisingly of plant origin and is present also in plankton algae and certain terrestrial plants.

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