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

THE FOUNDATION OF THE REEF FOOD CHAIN

Red Mangrove Propagule (Rhizophora mangle)

Rhizophora mangle more commonly known as a Red Mangrove is an excellent addition to supplement primary nutrient exportation. Unlike macro algae which can often spread throughout the sump and into the display, mangroves simply grow upwards becoming more breathtaking as they uptake nutrients and grow. Maintenance is as simple as removing and dropped leaves into the tank and an occasional wipe of the leaves to remove salt. 

Reef Advantage: Red Mangroves are a beautiful addition to any reef display to create a realistic lagoon. Red Mangroves can be placed high on the rocks and will root and take hold. Provides a natural addition to exporting phosphates and nitrates when added in sufficient quantity. Provides a safe haven for copepods when added into the display tank. 

 

  • Propagule Size: Approximately 10''-14''
  • Salt Tolerance: Euryhaline (Can tolerate freshwater, brackish, and saltwater)
  • Substrate: Refugium mud or rock 
  • Lighting Recommendation: 6000 Kelvin (white)  - 6500 Kelvin (cool white).
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Reef Safe: Yes

Mangrove care: Mangroves are extremely hardly organisms that have evolved to survive in a wide range of conditions which are often intolerable to other terrestrial plants. Care should be given to ensure that the mangrove leaves are clear of salt multiple times a week to ensure optimal mangrove health. Mangrove benefits from additional supplements such as trace elements and iron. 

 

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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.

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