Home Log In New Products
Customer Service My Favorites Sale Items
How to Order My Account Clearance
About Us List Previous Orders
Check Your Cart/
Place Your Order
Items in this order 0
November 21, 2017
Product Search
Advanced Search
Search Manufacturers
Search Pond Only
Accessories
Air Pumps
Air Stones & Diffusers
Air Tubing
Air Valves
Algae Control
Aquariums
Aquariums & Kits*
Books
Breeding Equipment
Cabinets & Stands
Canister Filter
Canister Filter
Ceramics Decorations
Check Valves
Cleaning Supplies
CO2 Accessories
CO2 Diffusers
CO2 Glassware
CO2 Kit / Refill
CO2 Regulators
Controllers & Monitors
Cooling Fans
Coral Propagation
Dechlorinators
Decorations*
Feeders & Dosers
Filter Media
Filter Media*
Filters*
Food
Foods
Foods, Frozen
Glass Feeder Planter
Glass Feeders
Glass Inflow/Outflow
Glass Shrimp
Glass Siphon Box
Gravel & Substrates
Heating & Cooling
Hydrometers
Lighting*
Medications
Nets & Netting
Oxygen Reactor
pH/gH/kH Products
Plant & Shrimp Substrates
Plant Care
Planted Scissors / Tweezers
Planted Scissors /Tweezers
Plumbing*
Pond Fountain Heads
Pond Liners
Pond Statuary
Pond Water Conditioners
Posters
Predator & Pest Deterrent
Protein Skimmers
Pumps
Reactors
Reef Nutrition
Reef Nutrition, Live
Reptile & Amphibian
Salt
Shrimp Nutrients
Stream Pumps & Powerheads
Supplements & Additives*
Surface Skimmers
Tap Water Purification
Test Kits
Thermometers
Titanium Heaters
Traps
UV Rep. Lamps
UV Sterilizers
Wavemakers
Replacement Parts
Miscellaneous Products

SSL
Product Detail

Item#: BT295 •SALE•
  Type Use: Saltwater
  Units/Case: 1
  Wt Each: 0.40
 



Product Name: PhytoChrom_M 125ml/ 4oz Color Enhancing Phytoplankton 1-30 micron (medium)*
Category: Reef Nutrition
Subcategory:
Manufacturer: Brightwell Aquatics
Overview:
• Provides 6 types of phytoplankton ranging in size from 1 - 30Ám
• Ideally-sized for many soft corals, clams, sponges, tunicates, tube worms, bryozoans, larval crustaceans, and juvenile fishes
• Formulated to provide over 200-million phytoplankton cells per ml
• Does not require refrigeration
• Supplemented with a proprietary amino acid to aid in coloration of invertebrates
• Formulated by a marine scientist

Technical Background:
Brightwell Aquatics PhytoChrom is a concentrated suspension of six different species of marine algae ranging in size from 1 - 30Ám and having an extremely diverse nutritional profile, rich in a number of fatty acids including the omega-3 fatty acids EPA, ARA, and DHA, as well as in chlorophyll, carotenoid pigments, vitamins, minerals, and several important amino acids. Of particular interest are omega-3 fatty acids and pigments, for these substances have been shown to provide tremendous benefit to the overall health and coloration of filter feeding and planktivorous organisms.

The algae in PhytoChrom fall within three size classes of plankton: picoplankton (0.2 - 2.0Ám), nanoplankton (2.0 - 20.0Ám), and microplankton (20.0 - 200.0Ám). They are the proper size for feeding many species of soft corals (particularly those with short tentacles), as well as clams and other bivalves, sponges, tunicates (sea squirts), plumed worms (Christmas tree worms, feather dusters, etc.), bryozoans, larval invertebrates such as those of many crustaceans and bivalves, and juvenile fishes.

PhytoChrom may be used in conjunction with other planktonic suspensions to provide a complete range of sizes to filter-feeding and planktivorous organisms.

Instructions and Guidelines:
Shake product well before using. Turn protein skimmer and other forms of mechanical filtration off prior to adding food suspensions to aquaria, and allow 10 - 15 minutes after feeding before resuming operation of filtration.

Target Feeding (recommended): Target feeding may be carried out with a lengthy piece of rigid air tubing, plastic syringe, pipette, dropper, or similar device; pour 5 ml (1 capful) into a small container and suck a portion of this into the feeding device, then slowly discharge the contents of the device 2 - 4 upstream of the target organism(s). Repeat these steps as deemed necessary. Rinse the portion (inside and outside) of the feeder that was placed into aquarium water before placing it into this bottle (if feeding directly from the bottle rather than from a separate container); failure to do so will contaminate the product and encourage it to decompose.

Broadcast Feeding: Add up to 5 ml per 50 gallons of water in the entire aquarium system in an area of rapid water movement daily for the first four weeks of use; thereafter, the dosage may be increased as desired.

Notes: Add no more than 5 ml total of liquid food suspensions per 50 gallons of water in the entire aquarium system daily for the first four weeks of use; thereafter, the dosage may be gradually increased as desired. Starting out at a low dosage and gradually increasing it with time will allow the biological filtration in the aquarium to adjust to the increase in nutrients and prevent water quality from deteriorating.

Planktonic food suspensions (such as this one) are best utilized by target feeding specific invertebrates in an aquarium; in doing so, the majority of the food may be consumed by the intended organisms rather than ending up in filtration media or indirectly impacting water quality (as often occurs when indiscriminately broadcast feeding by adding liquid food suspensions to a stream of water and allowing the contents to disperse randomly throughout the aquarium system).

Caution:
Keep out of reach of children. Not for human consumption.

Ingredients:
Purified water, Haematococcus sp., Nannochloroposis sp., Tetraselmis sp., Isochrysis sp., Pavlova sp., Thalassiosira sp., Ascorbic acid, Citric Acid
 


Log In | Customer Service | How to Order | Home | About Us | Contact Us | Advanced Search | Search Tips
New Products | Sale Items | Clearance | AquaLife Products
Browse Manufacturers | News & Articles
My Favorites | My Account | List Previous Orders



© 2017 Aquarium Life Support Systems
All rights reserved