SD Aquarist

SDaquarist is a mix of six marine microalgae – Isochrysis, Pavlova, Tetraselmis, Chaetoceros calcitrans, Thalassiosira weissflogii and Thalassiosira pseudonana – a blend of the most widely used marine microalgae, chosen by top universities and commercial aquaculture facilities for their superior nutritional value. This mixed diet provides excellent nutrition that has demonstrated success with a variety of shellfish and other invertebrates such as bivalves, brine shrimp, tube worms and sea cucumber larvae.

Features and Benefits

Provides excellent nutrition for bivalve species and other filter feeders, from first feeding larvae all the way up through broodstock, increasing both growth rates and survival
Same nutritional value of live algae in an easy-to-use form
Healthy balance of omegas, lipids, proteins and critical sterols
Intact cell structure means a cleaner tank, less waste, and greater value
Use for complete algae replacement or to increase algal diversity when using live algae
6 month shelf life (refrigerated)

Use and Storage

Refrigerate (33-42°F / 1-5°C)
Do not dilute for storage
Best Before Date (Shelf Life)
6 Months
Feed enough to keep culture water lightly colored
Feed twice or more a day
For maximum productivity, do not let water go clear

Technical Info

Guaranteed analysis:
Crude Protein (min) 2.5%
Crude Fat (min) 1.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 0.2%
Moisture (max) 93%
Additional Guarantees:
Microalgal biomass (min) 14%
Sodium Hydroxymethanesulfonate (Ammonia Neutralizer)
Marine Microalgae (Chaetoceros calcitrans, Isochrysis, Pavlova, Tetraselmis, Thalassiosira pseudonana, and Thalassiosira weissflogii)
Citric Acid
Sodium Bicarbonate
Sodium Carbonate
Ascorbic Acid
Larixinic Acid
Sodium Alginate