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Amphipods for sale with Free shipping no minimum and get Amphipods of the best quality and service. Farm raised Amphipods for sale are not wild caught.

Our Amphipod cultures or saltwater pods are not a mix of Copepods and Amphipods you get uni-cultures to seed your tank..

Buy Amphipods at ANF and receive the actual counts that you order of adult breeding Amphipods.

Which are the best Amphipods for sale? You get a source direct from the grower and save. Check out our Amphipod and Copepods combos for a great deal, each organism packed individually so you know what you're getting.

Amphipods are a great micro clean up crew. Amphipods eat hair algae and can get into rock crevices and eat the hair algae where fish and snails can't go.

 

Saltwater Amphipods or saltwater pods for sale are a valuable source of live fish food for Mandarin Fish.

Get Amphipods for Mandarin fish in one place with free shipping.

What's the best food for seahorses and Mandarin fish?

 

Amphipods are the main food prey animal for seahorses and also live food for Mandarin fish.

Seahorses as well as Mandarin fish need to eat live Amphipods constantly throughout the day to stay healthy and energetic. 

 

Get Amphipods for sale online for your aquarium and you'll have the best natural live saltwater fish food for fish and Corals in Reef Tanks.

When you establish a population of Amphipods breeding colony in your reef tank aquarium. You can keep Mandarin fish and seahorses the easy way.

 

Amphipods will live and breed in cracks and crevices in your live rock and will come out at night when it's safe and eat uneaten food and fish waste thus helping to maintain  water quality, also consume unwanted nuisance algae.

Easy to culture your own. All that’s needed is a 10 gal aquarium, air stone, and small filter. Amphipods will accept many different foods: Pulverized flake/ Pellets, ground-up algae, or Spirulina Powder. We use our Coral Extacy Amphipod Food to feed our Amphipod cultures.

Amphipods have a highly nutritious profile. Containing Omega 3 – 6 fatty acids and many more powerful vitamins and elements to provide the healthiest diet for captive kept marine animals of all types.

As Amphipods mature to adults they become more benthic (like to crawl on structure), but will also swim sometimes.

Newborn naupli are in the 100- 200 micron size.

Stages of juveniles are 1 – 3 millimeter size.

Adults get up to 6 millimeter (1/4 inch) size.

An Amphipod breeding colony can produce many baby saltwater pods per week.

Amphipods make an excellent micro cleanup crew. Also serves as a valuable food source of live zooplankton for fish and corals.

Amphipods feed on nuisance hair algae, dead decaying algae, leftover food and fish waste. They will constantly be grazing on your live rocks & sand bottom. They love to setup their breeding colonies in macro algae.  We have been aqua-culturing these pods for a number of years here in Okeechobee, Florida. With these in your tank they will multiply rapidly and spread out, producing thousands of nauplii and multiple stages of juveniles.

Use Amphipods to seed your reef tank and sump/Refugium.  Once they get established and breeding in your system you will have a constant supply of zooplankton to feed your corals and fish.  

If you already have Macro algae growing in your sump, these pods will establish a breeding colony in the macros and your pump will periodically draw some pods out of the sump into your main tank; thereby scatter feeding corals and fish with live plankton throughout the day.

Aquaculture Nursery Farms Amphipods for sale are a hardy species that we have adapted, through many generations of culturing, to home aquarium conditions.

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5/5
Pods
Written by JoLissa May-Werner on 3rd Jul 2020

Large and plentiful

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Perfect
Written by Jason M Shuff on 25th Jun 2020

can't say enough how prefect this was. Great size and very healthy, put some in my display and refrudiguim.

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i got pods
Written by JEFFREY LANE on 25th Jun 2020

great price and fast shipping

5/5
So many of them.
Written by Scott Musser on 15th Jun 2020

Took me so long to catch these little buggers but man they are lively. So many care I know I got more than 500. This is awesome batch and sweet deal. Great job and my fish and corals love it.

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Arrive Alive
Written by Gonzalo Lassally on 6th Jun 2020

Everything arrived alive and super quickly. Great customer service.

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Amphipods a plenty
Written by saibeer on 29th May 2020

Best source for healthy amphipods. The 2000 I received all seemed hungry when I added them to the refurium.

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amphipod
Written by douglas miller on 23rd May 2020

great size health and quantity

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Anphipops
Written by Todd on 22nd May 2020

There as many as promised. They were extremely active and I saw no DOA

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100% live arrival
Written by Frank McNally on 19th May 2020

A wide variety of sizes all arrived alive and active. A little tricky to release them all into a tank because they hang on tightly to your skin, a net or the piece of screen included in the bag.

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Healthy Amphipods Everytime
Written by John on 15th May 2020

Showed up fat, healthy, and active as usual.

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Outstanding Quality Live Amphipods
Written by Tina Rice on 9th May 2020

100% Alive. Ive never seen this. Im lucky if I get 75%. I littery caught every swimming pod. I just swirled the water a little and more swam. I'll definately remain a customer here. Thanks

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Amphipods
Written by EDWARD HERBERT on 5th May 2020

I am happy to have finally found a supply of amphipods. The quickness of my shipment and the count has been excellent. I have purchased from other companies and have always questioned the count. My Wrasses and Mandarins are very happy. Thank you.

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Great!
Written by Kristel V on 22nd Apr 2020

Healthy, lively, hardy! They even come on little screens that make adding them to your reef super easy. My husband and I were in the market for a new place to get pods and we're so impressed that we will be lifetime customers here. Packed very carefully and excellent customer service.

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Healthy Amphipods Everytime
Written by John C Tyce on 16th Mar 2020

I have ordered twice now and both times I received and abundance of healthy Amphipods of various sizes. Not sure if I got 500 or 1200 as advertised but what I did get were healthy. They vanish into the rock work quickly so I can it assume they stay alive.

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Delivery
Written by LUIS on 7th Feb 2020

I just recieved my order..I am very happy .thanks for your promptness ..will be ordering from you again..

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Delivery
Written by LUIS on 7th Feb 2020

I just recieved my order and I am very happy....box was well packaged and my pods where alive ...great job guys .will definitely or from you again......

5/5
Amphipods
Written by Gail R. on 16th Jan 2020

Arrived in excellent shape, healthy and lively. Generous amount in all sizes that immediately went to work after acclimation. Will order again.

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Amphipods
Written by Rosie Conte on 13th Jan 2020

Nice packaging and came all alive. I can see the little critters moving about. I ordered amphipods specifically for mandrin goby but I found out that they don’t eat amphipods... Response: Yes Mandarin Goby does eat Amphipods as their natural prey, better than Tisbe Pods. The Mandarin fish eats the juvenile stages of the Amphipods. The adults are able to breed and multiply in your aquarium. For a continuous supply of live prey for your Mandarin.

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Very Happy With Rusalty Amphipods
Written by Bobbi Sloan on 27th Dec 2019

I bought the amphipods for clean up crew and to offer my fish some variety in their diet. I'm very glad I bought them. They came promptly, well packaged, and arrived alive and quite lively. I will be buying again in the future.

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Great
Written by Jesse Evans on 16th Dec 2019

This is the second time I’ve ordered and both orders have been smooth. I’ll order again any day.

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pods
Written by John LaManna on 11th Nov 2019

Very fast, all healthy !

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Update
Written by Erica on 18th Jun 2019

I love the fact that these amphipods are aqua-cultured and not wild caught. I bought wild caught amphipods one time and the parasites infested my seahorses and the pathogens destroyed my tank. I had to sterilize my tank and recycle it. It was a nightmare and I can hardly believe my seahorses survived all that. So now I only buy aqua-cultured amphipods. I am so happy I found Rusalty.com! Their prices on aqua-cultured amphipods are the best I've found. The amphipods always arrive healthy and lively (choose next-day delivery). Now my seahorses can have fun hunting for amphipods in the rocks again, and I can enjoy watching them knowing that they are eating safe snacks! :)

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Amphipods
Written by Chas on 14th Jun 2019

Awesome huge pods! 100% alive

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Amphipods
Written by Erica on 30th Apr 2019

Ordered next day delivery. The amphipods came looking lively and healthy. There were more than I ordered. Thank you! The seahorses are having fun hunting for the amphipods in the rocks. :)

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I got exactly what I thought I was going to get
Written by Wendell Perkins on 17th Nov 2016

I ordered amphipods and they showed up when I had expected them. They were the size I thought I was getting. They were healthy and there were more than I had paid for.