Brine Shrimp for Aquarium Fish

Harvested 3-day-old Shrimp

Hatching and Growing Brine Shrimp (14 pages) is–I believe–the ultimate brine shrimp article for aquarium hobbyists. Starts with hatching eggs in a soup bowl without aeration. Moves onto ‘hatching dishes’ that automatically separate nauplii from shells, making harvesting fresh nauplii incredibly easy. More new subjects include cold storage of harvested nauplii, feeding fish decapsulated eggs, why lower salinity works best, and growing shrimp out for 3 days. Author discusses the many factors (osmoregulation, iron nutrition, sensitivity to heavy metals, etc) that affect hatching success.

 

Author: Diana Walstad

I'm a former science researcher that keeps aquariums and likes to write books.

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