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We have tried many different brand and types of frozen food and we have yet to find any to match the quality for the price of Hikari's Canadian Mysis Shrimp. Lake Okanagan mysis is one of the most sought after species of shrimp in the world, and can be found in the pristine, glacier fed Lake Okanagan. Mysis Shrimp are invasive to Lake Okanagan and by harvesting the mysis we are helping the Kokanee Salmon population since the mysis are in direct competition for a food source.
Canadian Mysis Shrimp is harvested from a glacier fed Lake Okanagan.
Mysis Shrimp is the most recommended food for reef aquariums.
Mysis Shrimp have been the primary food source of reef aquariums for years and years. The small shrimp like crustacean is much like brine shrimp but contains much higher nutrient levels while still being an enticing food source for marine fish. This brackish water species of mysis is a great primary food source for freshwater or saltwater fish.
In Canada’s pristine, glacier-fed Okanagan Lake, Mysis Shrimp are an invasive species. Each live catch helps to improve the sustainability of the Kokanee Salmon population by reducing competition for their fry’s food. These wild-caught Mysis Shrimp are naturally low in sodium, and high in protein and fatty acids which makes them ideal for most freshwater or saltwater fish. The mysis shrimp are harvested at night when they will naturally rise to the surface to feed on zooplankton and phytoplanktons naturally gut-loading the shrimp and increasing the digestible nutrients.
Feed only as much as your fish will consume in a 1 minute period multiple times a day. It is best to feed very small amounts multiple times a day over a single large feeding. Fish will naturally graze and scavenge for food throughout the day and by offering different foods multiple times a day will mimic their natural feeding instincts and lead to better coloration and overall healthier fish.
- 3-step sterilized
- Free of harmful bacteria
- Free of harmful parasites
- Free of foul odors
- Bio-encapsulated with multi-vitamins
- Vitamins in the animal not the water
- Similar to gut loading
- Guarantees your pet gets the vitamins
- Provides maximum nutrition for your fish
Processed Through Hikari's Mega-Power Freezer
- Retains natural color
- Retains natural shape
- Retains nutritional benefits
Canadian Mysis Shrimp Ingredients: 100% Okanagan Lake Freshwater Canadian Mysis Shrimp
NOTE: Handling a frozen food that is derived from a live animal can cause the same allergic reaction possible by handling the live animal itself. To avoid potential problems, always wash your hands immediately after use and avoid contact with your nose and mouth prior to washing.