The bio-diversity of multiple species with the advantages of monoculture with the convenience of one pack. PHYTO2 Multi-Packs are our most popular reef aquarium supplement. PHYTO2 is a nutritious planktonic feed designed by marine scientists to fulfill the natural food cycle of the sea within your aquarium. Containing lab cultured micro algae cells harvested at their highest nutritional value, PHYTO2 provides a natural and nutritious food source for copepods, amphipods, coral and clams.
PHYTO2 is the only retail available monoculture featuring species specific strains of Tetraselmi, Isochrysis, Symbiodinium, Nannochloropsis, Porphoridium, and Rhodomonas. Specie diversity and live cells are the key to supporting the demands of the new captive reef which features coral from around the world and a need for tight nutrient control.
-Species specific packaging - multiple bottles of single species micro algae
-Live cells - really! check under a microscope
-Longer shelf life and no foul smell
-No preservatives, only fresh clean micro algae
In nature micro algae performs the important role as a primary producer and energy source for all species of fish, invertebrates and coral by acting as a base food either direct or indirect consumption. What does this mean to the captive aquarium owner? Less Algae
By feeding live phytoplankton aquarium owners can get nutrients directly to their desired live specimens with minimal additions to nutrient bio-loads. Helping coral to grow and not algae! Who do I feed PHYTO2 to? Phytoplankton is consumed by various zooplankton and then by coral. Animals such as clams are dependent on phytoplankton in early stages of their life and benefit from consuming it as they grow. The PHYTO2 difference
Research, pride in our product and our natural enthusiasm for the marine aquarium hobby has enabled Aqua-Tech Co. to bring forth the most innovative natural foods available for the best prices.
Phyto2 has a 3-4 month shelf life when handled properly.