Marine phytoplankton or microalgae are cells that are found in the sea. Marine phytoplankton are the base of the food chain, providing an essential ecological function for all aquatic life. They are the food for other organisms, such us zooplankton.
Marine phytoplankton is a perfect food because it contains vitamins, essential fatty acids, amino acids, carbohydrates and proteins needed for the development of different organism of the reef aquariums.
easy reefs® is 100 % freeze-dried marine phytoplankton, using easy reefs® you can obtain all the advantages of microalgae in an easy way. With easy reefs® you will obtain excellent results in your reef aquarium.
easy reefs ® Nutritional profile:
easy reefs ® freeze-dried marine phytoplankton keeps the same nutritional properties as the live microalgae found in the sea.
Nutritional profile of the different easy reefs ® species:
easy reefs ® Applications:
easy reefs ®is a product that has diverse applications and is versatile therefore it can be used for different purposes, depending on the specie of microalgae used. Usually only one species of microalgae doesn’t supply all the nutritional requirements needed, so some times it is necessary to provide several species to obtain a correct nutritional balance.
easy reefs ® can be used for:
CORALS: easy reefs ® microalgae species: Phaeodactylum (33.3%) +Nannochloropsis (33.3%)+Tetraselmis (33.3%)
ARTEMIA and other crustaceans: easy reefs ® microalgae species: Tetraselmis (100%)
ROTIFER: easy reefs ® microalgae species: for culture, Nannochloropsis (80%) + Tetraselmis (20%) , for enrichment, Phaeodactylum (33.3%) +Nannochloropsis (33.3%) +Tetraselmis (33.3%)
We also offer the following species separately:
easy reefs ® Nannochloropsis (100%)
easy reefs ® Phaeodactylum (100%)