I use this on the dwarf seahorses. So this is a great way to make the brine shrimp fortified and wrenched food for them. It also makes The easiest way to rinse them off without any loss.
Decapsulated Eggs Kit
Decap'd Eggs 8oz
Sieve 120 um
Best Decapsulated Shell Free Hatching Brine Shrimp eggs to buy.
These are premium quality brine shrimp eggs. Shell free eggs. Great salt lake strain. These are 95% hatch rate or better. We use these eggs in our own nurseries.
Equivalent to 100 1/2 teaspoon hatches of dry eggs. You can use the cap on the bottle to measure. One cap is equal to one teaspoon.
Keep refrigerated to last 6 months.
12 to 18 hours to hatch depending on temperature.
Salinity: From 1.017 - 1.027. ( best at lower salinity)
These can also be fed directly to live stock. Or you can even put some in your aquarium and they will hatch on their own and provide a constant supply of food for corals, anemones, and other picky eaters like mandarin gobies, or seahorses.
Description and facts:
Decapsulated eggs are artemia cysts that the shell or capsule has been removed. What is left is just the brine shrimp embryo, ready to hatch. They will hatch a little smaller because they don't have to grow and struggle to escape their hard shell. As a result, hatching decap brine shrimp gives you a baby shrimp, with all or most of its egg yolk intact upon hatching, so you get a more nutritious food item for your fish.
These eggs do not float. They are not buoyant like regular eggs. Since they are decaped they no longer have the natural buoyancy of the shell. The second picture above shows you how they settle on the bottom of the bottle. Always shake the bottle before each use.
Never again struggle with separating live baby shrimp from their eggs.
Never again worry about accidentally getting egg shells in your tank, which can cause small fish or seahorses to choke. Also the excess shells go towards polluting the environment and causing excess waste.
Hatch a more nutritious baby shrimp.
Never worry about getting bacteria from the egg shells which are known to carry all sorts of things in them. These decap'd eggs are processed under sterile conditions and sterilized before bottling.
You will immediately notice a much cleaner brine shrimp hatchery water. ( Still recommended to always sieve your culture water and feed just the brine shrimp after rinsing).
Since this process makes it easier for them to hatch, you get a much higher hatch rate than normal hatching.
If some happen not to hatch, you can still feed the unhatched eggs to your fish. Or you can just feed these eggs directly to your fish without hatching.
These babies will live on their yoke sack one day longer and as a result, they will stay nutritional longer before you have to start feeding them.