RSS APBreed, the new product line from Reed Mariculture, makers of Reef Nutrition

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    It’s been a long time coming – today Reed Mariculture finally settled on a name for their new product line for Aquarists, Propagaters and Breeders – hence “APBreed”. *This product line is deep, pulling from Reed’s mariculture products to bring offerings to smaller businesses and in-over-their-heads hobbyists who seldom need the bulk quantities that a commercial foodfish propagator uses. *While some of the products in the new APBreed line are existing products in smaller-sizes, three products are standouts, new from Reed.

    Parvocalanus crassirostris copepods (specifically the baby, nauplii stage) represent one of the cutting edge larval feeds now available for marine fish breeding. *Dwarf Angelfish (Centropyge sp.) can be reared with this prey item – who knows what other applications *intrepid breeders will discover. *Reed is the second company to enter the market with this species this year – it will be interesting to see how their offering compares with that of Florida-based Algagen.

    RGComplete (aka. Roti-Grow Complete) is a new form of RotiGrow Plus, and will probably take center stage as the most cutting edge, high-tech Rotifer-growing diet available to hobbyists. *The fact that it will come in hobbyist-friendly sizes, at hobbyist-friendly prices, means you won’t be buying a 2 year supply just to keep a 5 gallon bucket of rotifers going. *Based on my understanding of what RGComplete includes, its use *should help provide for the most stable, reliable rotifer culturing protocol to date.

    TDO (aka. Top-Dressed Otohime) has everyone in the breeding community excited. *Small scale field trials conducted by clownfish-breeder David Durr (comparing traditional Otohime, Otohime + Cyclop-EEZE, and TDO), and previewed at the 2nd annual MBI Breeder’s Workshop, just about speak for themselves.

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    However, what has me even more excited are the applications for this exceptional feed beyond the breeding sphere. *Take for example, these Four Eye Butterflyfish, who pound the C1 size of TDO like it’s fish-crack.

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    Reed Mariculture is quick to point out that this is only the beginning of the APBreed line, with more products to come. *You could keep an eye on the new APBreed website for forthcoming new products, or just kick back and let Reefbuilders keep bringing the news right to you!



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    Anyone know where RotiGrow / AP Breed can be bought in South Africa?
     
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