Ocean Prime Copepods are harvested in clean, unpolluted Arctic waters, with eco-friendly harvesting methods. The preservation technique involves no harmful additives which makes the nutritional quality far better compared to frozen feed. Ocean Prime Copepods are 100% clean. Needs no pre-rinsing before use. The product is sterilized for bio-security and sealed, minimizing nutrient leakage. No added preservatives.
Suitable for saltwater and freshwater fish, corals, invertebrates and crustaceans. When used as a supplement feed, Ocean Prime will play a vital role in the coloration, growth and survivability. Through its buoyancy, Ocean Prime has an excellent capture rate by reef invertebrates like corals and crustaceans, and fish also eagerly accept this unique food. Ocean Prime can be used as a complete artemia / brine shrimp replacement. By feeding your fish with a diet comprising up to 25% Ocean Prime they will reward you with increased immune-resistance, and enhanced sexual maturity.
Due to the special preservation technique, we are able to ship and store the Ocean Prime Copepods on room temperature for up to 3 years (even longer) as long as the packaging is closed.
Ocean Prime is available in 500-700 microns and 2mm size copepods. Each pouch contains 50 grams of whole / intact copepods.
Weight: 50 gr
Ingredients: Copepods (Calanus, Temora, Pseudocalanus, Paracalanus, Acartia, Centropages and Oithona)
Lipid 12 % of dry weight
Protein 51 % of dry weight
Carbohydrate 27 % of dry weight
Ash 10 % of dry weight
Omega-3 fatty acids 30 mg/g dry weight
Astaxantin 20 µg/g dry weight
What are Ocean Prime Copepods ?
Ocean Prime Copepods are different species wild caught copepods from the arctic waters. They come in 50gr pouches and have a shelf life of up to 3 years. No added preservatives.
Are the copepods in Ocean Prime alive ?
No, Ocean Prime Copepods are not alive.
Are the copepods in Ocean Prime (freeze) dried ?
No, Ocean Prime Copepods are fresh as you find them in the ocean.
Are the copepods in Ocean Prime in a liquid or gas ?
No, there is no liquid or gas added. The liquid inside is all natural.
There are no preservatives added, how can it be, that they have a shelf life of up to 3 years ?
The preservation is in the way of treating the packaging after filling and sealing and used packaging material.