03
DEC
2013

Can I breed brine shrimp?

Aquabuy sells brine shrimp eggs. Many of our customers purchase batches of eggs regularly, however it is possible to breed them and remove the need to purchase new eggs when you run out. Full details on how to grow the Brine Shrimp to breeding size are provided in the manual.
03
DEC
2013

Can decapsulated brineshrimp eggs hatch?

Decapsulated brine shrimp cysts cannot hatch. Some Aquabuy customers report very low hatch rates – this is due to two things. Either un-decapsulated eggs working their way into the decapsulated stock during the decapsulating process or decapsulating not removing 100% shell....
03
DEC
2013

How large is a brine shrimp?

Brine shrimp vary in size. Fully grown males are typically 8-10mm and adult females are generally within the range of 10-12mm. Eggs are much smaller, with freshly hatched brine shrimp measuring 450nanometers and up.
03
DEC
2013

Are brine shrimp good for my fish?

Are brine shrimp healthy for my fish is a common question. When compared to usual fish food like flakes or pellets, brine shrimp are excellent. As a live fish food they add more than just food to your tank.