Golden Pearls are available in particle sizes from 5 to 800 microns. For comparison, a newly hatched brine shrimp is about 400 microns.
Golden Pearls is a revolutionary larval diet that has experienced great success in marine fish hatcheries in Europe. The secret to its success is an innovative manufacturing process which involves the agglomeration of micro-encapsulated particles that "traps" tiny air pockets inside of the feed particles. This results in a "non-sinking" particle diet that remains suspended in the larvae tank.
The introduction of Golden Pearls has significantly reduced the dependence, and in some cases, replaced live feeds (rotifers and Artemia nauplii) in commercial marine fish and shrimp hatcheries.
Great as a larval fry diet and excellent for coral reef tanks! GP diets will remain in the water column longer and mimic planktonic animals by moving with the water current.
GP1: 5-50 microns (0.005-mm - 0.05mm): Infusoria- Great for Reef Tanks and the Smallest of Fry
GP2: 50-100 microns (0.05-mm - 0.1mm): Rotifer Size 1- Great for Reefs and Very Small Fry like Rainbowfish
GP3: 100-200 microns (0.1-mm - 0.2mm) : Rotifer Size 2 -Great for Betta Fry & Reef Tanks
GP4: 200-300 microns (0.2-mm - 0.3mm) : Artemia Size 1-Great for Reefs; Small Fry Tanks
GP5: 300-500 microns (0.3-mm - 0.5mm) : Artemia Size 2-Great for Fry Tanks- Equal to Newly hatched Brine Shrimp
GP6: 500-800 microns (0.5-mm - 0.8mm): Weaning Diet- Great for Guppies and Cichlid fry
- Made in small batches
- Manufactured in the USA
- No Artificial Coloring
- High quality fish meals, crustacean meal, purified fish oils, phospholipids, astaxanthin, vitamins and protected minerals, antioxidants, and immunostimulants
- 60% Protein 8% Fat 5% Fiber 8% Moisture