Phaeodactylum tricornutum Phytoplankton is renowned in aquaculture for its balanced nutritional profile of high-protein, high-carbohydrate, and incredibly high levels of essential Omega-3 fatty acids. It contains up to 51.8% EPA, far surpassing other microalgae species and providing exceptional nutrition for marine organisms.
- Package size: 16 oz
- 100% Aquacultured
The cell size of Phaeodactylum tricornutum can vary depending on the shape of the cell, as this species has diverse cell shapes. However, on average, the cell length of Phaeodactylum tricornutum is about 10-20 micrometers.
- High density of carotenoids
- Each cell has a tail-like flagella it can use to remain in the water column
- Can survive in reef conditions and thus uneaten cells do not immediately become waste.
- Increases copepod production.
Diet Advantage: Balanced nutrition profile containing EPA and carotenoids.
Reef Advantage: Live microalgae culture, provides a natural source of food for corals, clams, filter feeders, copepods, and other zooplankton due to the various cell sizes. Increases copepods density, aids in the management of excess nutrients