03
DEC
2013

Can decapsulated brineshrimp eggs hatch?

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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. In our in-house tests we have measured a hatch rate of under 0.5%. Decapsulated eggs are intended as a straight up fish food.

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