Reef Nutrition's new Apex-Pods™ (LIVE Apocyclops panamensis) are 100% aquacultured copepods that swim upwards with a stimulating, jerky motion which is attractive to both fish and people.
Perfect for direct feeding, culturing or stocking new tanks and refugiums, they are a great food source for finicky fish and invertebrates, such as mandarins, pipefish, anthias wrasses, SPS, LPS and soft corals, and other filter feeders.
Stage 1 nauplii are approximately 70 micron and adults are approximately 600 to 700 microns.
Apex-Pods™ bottles contain adult Apocyclops panamensis copepods.
Apex-Pods are great for...
Apocyclops panamensis female
Apocyclops panamensis nauplius
Use and storage:
DO NOT REFRIGERATE! Pop the cap upon arrival and during acclimation. After acclimation to room temperature, Apex-Pods should be added to the tank or culture vessel within 24 hours of arrival or purchase from a store. Depending on predators and tank size, Apex-Pods may need to be replenished routinely. To help promote a population, it is recommended that you feed phytoplankton to the tank often. Our Phyto-Feast an ideal food for these animals and will also provide nutrition for many other invertebrates in your reef aquarium.
Direct feed to fish and corals:
Establish in a display:
Establish in a refugium:
Culture in a separate container:
Miracle Mud is a product of EcoSystem Aquarium'that has been carefully formulated to include all the essential trace elements, minerals, and components necessary to maintain a successful aquarium.
Miracle Mud will continually replenish your aquarium's concentration of trace elements and minerals to create an ideal environment.
Miracle Mud also contains anaerobic microorganisms that denitrify the aquarium leading to a pristine home for your fishes and corals. Further proven benefits from the usage of Miracle Mud include:
The minerals and trace elements composition is as follows:
Aluminium, antimony, barium, beryllium, bismuth, boron, bromine, cadmium, calcium, cerium, caesium, chromium, chloride, cobalt, dysprosium, erbium, europium, fluorine, gadolinium, gallium, germanium, gold, hafnium, holmium, indium, iodine, iridium, iron, lanthanum, lithium, lutetium, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, neodymium, nickel, niobium, osmium, palladium, phosphorus, platinum, potassium, praseodymium, rhodium, rubidium, ruthenium, rhenium, samarium, selenium, silicon, silver, sodium, strontium, sulphur, tantalum, tellurium, terbium, thallium, thorium, thulium, tin, titanium, tungsten, vanadium, ytterbium, yttrium, zinc, zirconium.
CaribSea Mineral Mud 1 Gal.
This is a unique blend of sediments that duplicate tropical fringing coastal mangrove environments.
Mineral Mud is in a size range compatible with soft, burrowing infaunal, macro animal assemblages.
Ideal for mud refugiums, seaglasses, macro-algaes, and mangroves, Mineral Mud provides a variety of trace elements, chelated trace elements, natural bio-availble Iodine plus Calcium, Strontium, Iron, and free Carbon.
In addition, Mineral Mud contains live marine bacteria, to complete the tropical ecosystem.