Plankton Net 8"

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Best Plankton Net 8" Copepod nets for sale. Use our plankton nets to catch copepods and other live fish food zooplankton to feed saltwater reef tank aquariums.

Harvest fresh copepods from the ocean and provide the best most nutritious live food for fish hand corals.

Reasons to buy plankton net.


What is a plankton net?

Also called:

Copepod Net

Plankton Collection Net

Plankton Tow

Zooplankton Net

Used for catching zooplankton.

Our Nets will catch any organism in the microscopic to slightly larger than microscopic size.

Each time you use this net you will feel like your experiencing a new adventure when you observe the variety of small animals that inhabit the plankton zones in our worlds oceans and water ways.

Some of the animals you will encounter are fry and larvae (newborns) of seahorses, Clams, Oysters, copepods of all types.

All kinds of fish fry, squid fry, and a multitude of other animals that inhabit the planktonic zones in the ocean as part of their life cycle.


Can be towed through the water or placed in a place that has water current. 

Food for fish, corals, anemone, squid, anthias, mandarin, and many more tropical fish.

Also great for study, educational exploration.

Can be used both in Marine saltwater or freshwater application.

Great for collecting zooplankton for teaching, for study, or for feeding home aquarium reef tanks.


Micron mesh fabric.

8” diameter mouth opening x  34” length.

1: 4 mouth diameter to length ratio for max flow through.

All stainless steel hardware construction.

Stainless Steel marine grade swivel attached to harness, to prevent the tow line from getting twisted.

Solid Stainless Steel mouth Ring.

Brass Grommets

Triple Sewn with reinforced rings.

Stainless cable harness.

Screened micron mesh flow through cog means you get 10 times more harvest of plankton copepods from ANF Copepod nets compared to other brands.

Nitex Micron Cloth netting Material: Holds up to rigorous outdoor use, UV, saltwater, and cleaning solvents.

Net can be cleaned with a bleach solution after use.

PVC Cog (2” X 5”)


Easy to harvest copepods by unscrewing threaded fitting. Cog end has the same micron size mesh as net. For concentration of plankton and max water flow through.

This micron mesh on the bottom of the cog prevents back flow pressure created when the net is towed. Back flow pressure prevents 90% of the plankton from staying in the net while the net is moving through water.

Our plankton copepod net is made with a flow through cog with micron mesh on the cog end.



Developed and manufactured in USA by aquaculturists through 25 years experience in field use.






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