Live Rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis) are very tiny animals measuring between 150-360 micrometers. Rotifers are often raised as food for live corals and fish larvae.
They are the ideal starter food for species of fish such as clownfish fry which have tiny larvae with very, very tiny mouths.
Almost any marine aquarium will benefit from the addition of rotifers,
Their size and excellent nutritional value (50% to 65% protein) make them the perfect live food for all (freshwater and marine) fry, anemones, sponges etc.
We stock (Brachionus plicatilis) which is the "L" strain which range in size from 150-360 microns.
Our live rotifers are cultured in saltwater with a specific gravity of 1.019. and are usually maintained at a population density of 200 to 300 rotifers per ml of water.
Our Live Rotifers may contain copepod nauplii as we culture our rotifers and copepods together. Before shipping live rotifers to our customers we strain out the copepod nauplii but some may still be present in the liquid.
If you would like to culture Live Rotifers then please click here for the info.
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