GSL Artemia Cysts

Article reference: PV-B052P

Ocean Nutrition GSL Artemia Cysts are harvested from the surface of the Great Salt Lake in Utah (USA). After processing, a quality assesment is performed. Each harvest is subjected to extensive fingerprinting to categorize all important characteristics and parameters such as hatching and enrichment kinetics, separation, decapsulation, fatty acid profile, and biometrics. Based on the result of this fingerprint, Ocean Nutrition grades and offers the Artemia Cysts that are best suited for fish and shrimp hatcheries.

Packaging
0,5 kg

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Packaging

0,5 kg

GSL Artemia Cysts

  • Very small Artemia nauplii for first feeding of delicate marine fish larvae
  • Hatching efficiency up to 250 000 nauplii per gram and more
  • Naturally rich in the essential highly unsaturated fatty acid EPA
  • Extremely high, fast and synchronous hatching
  • Total Omega-3 HUFA: > 15 mg/g dry weight

Typical performance of Artemia Cysts

GSL Artemia Cysts are small, fast hatching cysts and are available in different grades. Typical cyst count of GSL Artemia Cysts is +/- 258 000 cysts per gram.

The typical time needed for 90% of the cysts to hatch out is approximately 19 hrs, resulting in a tyical Instar I/II ratio of 90/10.

After 24 hrs the typical Instar I/II ratio is 10/90.

For hatcheries that wish to harvest predominantly Instar I nauplii, harvesting should be performed at 18 hrs.



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