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WE CARRY ONLY STUFF WE USE IN OUR OWN REEFS

INCREASE THE BIODIVERSITY OF YOUR REEF WHILE KEEPING INHIBITANTS FEED AND YOUR ROCKS CLEAN

THE FOUNDATION OF THE REEF FOOD CHAIN

Chaeto Macro Algae | Pest Free |

Chaetomorpha Algae, commonly known as Chaeto is the most common macro algae used in the reef refugium. As nutrients build-up usually as a result of feeding, the chaeto will uptake these nutrients and increase in mass (grow) pulling and trapping nitrates, phosphates in their cells. The overall mass and high density area can provide a safe haven for zooplankton such as copepods. 

Optimal conditions for Chaetomorpha:

  • Light: Strong
  • Flow: High
  • Phosphate: 0.01 ppm (minimum)
  • Nitrate: 3 to 5 ppm (range)
  • Seeded with pods

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Our bottles are FDA approved for food contact, strong, lightweight, and completely recyclable. Rest assured keeping your reef adequately fed is environmentally friendly.

If you're not ready to use your tisbe or apo copepods once you receive them you can store them by removing the cap and storing them at room temperature out of direct sunlight.

For Rotifers, and Tig pods remove the cap and store them in the fridge until ready.

Tisbe copepods reproduce extremely well in a reef tank. Keep in mind that the ability to establish a population depends on reproduction exceeding predation. Therefore if you have a lot of predation based on your reef tank stock, it's important to introduce an adequate amount.

The best time to introduce copepods is once the tank inhabitants are not very active. This would be once the lights are off after they have been fed heavily. They can be introduce into the display, back chamber of an all in one, or in a refugium.

No problem, just here over here and reach out to us and we'll get back to you with the best approach to keeping your reef thriving.

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