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Adult Brine Shrimp

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Live  adult brine shrimp can tolerate a wide range of salinity, temperature and ph.

The ideal water quality  parameters are : Temperature range: 60F –82F,   Ammonia 0, Nitrites 0, Nitrates 1-10ppm, PH 8.2 – 8.4, Specific gravity range 1.0114 to 1.0330 with ideal being 1.0229.

Acclimate your brine shrimp slowly, but do not take more than 30 minutes to complete the procedure.   Check temperature and PH upon arrival in both the shipping water and in the tank. 

Follow  this procedure:

  1. Float the bag in your tank  for about 10 minutes to equalize temperatures.
  2. Partially open the bag and  add 1 cup of tank water.  (Do NOT aerate the shipping bag during acclimation)
  3. Wait 10 minutes.
  4. Remove 1 cup of water and add  another  cup of water from the tank.
  5. Wait 10 minutes.
  6. Repeat this procedure again.
  7. Gently use your hand to transfer the seahorses into the tank, discarding the water left in the bag.  

Feed your adult brine shrimp artemiagro twice daily and vibrance before feeding to your seahorses or fish. Click Here to Shop for Invertebrates

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