Now that you are all caught up on what pods are and why they're so beneficial for our tank. Let's dive deeper into the world of plankton and explore what rotifers are and the many advantages of having them in your tank. Wait..."Aren't rotifers the same as pods?" is what you may be asking yourself. The answer is yes and no. Let's take a look below to see how plankton is divided. We have zooplankton where pods and rotifers will reside as they are considered tiny little animals and the other spectrum you will have phytoplankton which are photosynthesized from the sun; hence the word "phyto". Today we will be focusing on what rotifers are and how they can keep your reef tank thriving.
We hope you have learned more about what rotifers are and how they can greatly add to your reef tank's success. Be sure to check out our variety of plankton options.